Saturday, February 25, 2012

Tuesday, February 25th, 1862

In the morning I am busy in the ware house. But little business doing. I put the boys to repairing Capt. James Wrigley's fence preparitory to planting his place in corn. weather changeable and occasional showers of rain with a hard rain at night.

Friday, February 24, 2012

Monday, February 24th, 1862

To day the steamer Ruthven arrived from Galveston with some little freight. I am engaged in the ware house. In the evening I remained home and put down a carpet in the large room and then moved in every thing looking very comfortable & pleasant. weather clear and pleasant.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Sunday, February 23rd, 1862

To day I rode hawk up town and got finely Barberized. Charley Lund came down & spent the day with me, after my return from town. weather clear and all together too warm for the season of the year.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Saturday, February 22nd, 1862

This being my birth day anniversary I celebrated it in a proper manner, with a large bowl of Egg Nogg & the etc. etc. that go with it. The Steamer Ruthven left for Galveston. Charley Lund came home from Hardin Co. Boys still in the swamp getting posts. Business very dull in fact almost dried up. weather changeable and warm for the season.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Friday, February 21, 1862

To day the steamer Ruthven arrived from Galveston with some little freight. I am busy in the store. The boys are still at work in the swamp getting posts. Mr. Patillo is working on the stable etc. weather cloudy, cold, occasional showers of rain & very disagreeable.

Monday, February 20, 2012

Thursday, February 20th, 1862

To day I am engaged in the store and also in the ware house; first attending the one and then the other. The boys are still at work in the swamp in getting out posts. weather clear & pleasant.

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Wednesday, February 19th, 1862

To day Charley Lund left for Hardin County thus leaving me all alone to attend to the store and the Ware house. But little business doing. Boys are at work in the swamp getting out posts. Mr. Patillo commenced building my stable barn & carriage house. weather cloudy cold with drizzling rain.