Saturday, February 11, 2012

Tuesday, February 11th, 1862

To day I am engaged in the store as salesman with quite a retail business. In the evening I am employed in making out accounts. at night I was compelled to turn out to perform patrol service. weather clear, cool & a frost at night.

Friday, February 10, 2012

Monday, February 10th, 1862

To day I am busily engaged at the ware house in storing and attending to freight. In the evening I am engaged in painting on the house. The Steamer Ruthven left for Galveston with Capt. James Wrigley on board. weather clear cold & frost at night.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Sunday, February 9th, 1862

To day I am at home reading and resting after the toils of the week. weather clear & cold with a hard frost & freeze at night.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Saturday, February 8th, 1862

To day I am busily engaged at the ware house. The Steamer Ruthven having arrived with considerable freight which I had to store away. But little business doing. weather cloudy, cold and rainy all day.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Friday, February 7th, 1862

To day I am busy in the ware house. In the evening I finished papering the S.E. room of my house. Capt. James Wrigley assisting me in putting on the border. this completes very comfortably two rooms in which the little woman & myself took quarters, after properly arranging the furniture and other chairs around. weather cloudy cold & rainy throughout the day.

Monday, February 6, 2012

Thursday, February 6th, 1862

To day I am engaged in papering the S.E. room of my new house. But little business doing. weather clear and warm.

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Wednesday, February 5th, 1862

To day the Steamer Ruthven arrived with Capt. James Wrigley on board who came to make a visit to his family. looking quite well & hearty. I done but little in the way of business. weather changeable & pleasant.