Sunday, July 14, 2013

Tuesday, July 14th, 1863

To day the boys are still at work on the mill levee. John returned home from Corley's gin with another load of cotton 5 bales. Dr. Murchison called in to see Fawn [Florence Mahala Hall] who is still sick. Father [Joshua James Hall] stopped to see us on his way home from Crockett. Nellie [Mary Alexandrien Sharp nee Lemaire] rode down to see Mother [Mahala Sharp Hall nee Roberts] and Roberta [Hall], the latter being very sick. I ground 12 bushels of corn. Sam [Samuel Houston Sharp] has recovered and he & I went fishing, we had very good success. weather cloudy misty and very gloomy, with the thermometer standing at 80°.

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