Monday, July 21, 2014

Thursday, July 21st, 1864

To day the boys went down to Father's [Joshua James Hall] and killed a beef. I rode my horse hawk as far as Mrs. Bird's and there I borrowed her horse Jo and rode to Crockett. while at Crockett I purchased 1 oz. quinine for 300$. 1 oz. blue mass 45$. 5 combs 50$. 2 lbs. blk. pepper 60$. In the evening I returned home. Mother [Mahala Sharp Hall nee Roberts] came up & spent the day. Weather variable and hot. Ther: 90°.

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