To day I am busy working on the war tax rolls. The steamer Ruthven arrived from Galveston with but little freight. Sam is engaged in the ware house. The boys are at work on the fence. at night I was compelled to turn out on patrol duty. weather cloudy and a very hard rain throughout the night.
Saturday, April 7, 2012
Friday, April 6, 2012
Thursday, April 5, 2012
To day I went to town to drill the Malitia. In the evening I worked on the war tax rolls. The Boys finished putting up one string of fencing. weather changeable & warm.
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
To day we are still at work on the war tax rolls. Sam* is busy making out a/c's. I sent the wagons down to Swilley's after corn and got 45 bushels which was all put into Capt. J. Wrigley's crib. Bill at work on the fence. The steamer Ruthven left for Galveston. weather changeable and warm. [*Sam is the 2nd great-grandpa of the Keeper of this blog]
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
To day the Steamer Ruthven arrived from Galveston with but little freight. I am busy making out the war tax rolls for Charley Lund. Sam is now attending the Store & warehouse. Boys at work on the fence making some little progress. weather changeable and rather warm.
Monday, April 2, 2012
To day Sam Mather came to see me and remained for dinner. Capt. McCardle's company of infantry arrived from Polk Co. in route for Houston & left on the Cars at night. I commenced working on the war tax rolls for Charley Lund. Boys engaged on the fence still & will complete it some time through out the year. weather cloudy & showery.