Saturday, July 11, 2015

Tuesday, July 11th, 1865

To day I am confined to the house with fever and diarrhea. Mrs. Wrigley came over and spent the evening. Louisa is now entirely recovered. The Steamer Mary Hill arrived from Galveston. Weather variable and warm. Ther: 90°.

Friday, July 10, 2015

Monday, July 10th, 1865

To day I rode up town in the buggy in company with Jim Wrigley. Capt. John Redman took dinner with me. I am sick with a slight diarrhea. Louisa is still sick but improving rapidly. Weather variable & hot. Ther: 88°.

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Sunday, July 9th, 1865

To day I remained at home reading. Louisa is still sick. Weather variable and warm with occasional light showers of rain. Ther: 86°.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Saturday, July 8th, 1865

To day I drove Mrs. Beale [Elizabeth Lemaire Beale nee Waring] up town and while there loaned her six dollars to purchase two pairs of shoes and one bottle of whiskey. She left sundry articles of furniture with us, for safe keeping. She then left on the train for West Liberty in route for Danville. Louisa is still sick. Weather variable & warm with occasional showers of rain. Ther: 86°.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Friday, July 7th, 1865


To day Col. Jim Wrigley came over from Houston. The Str. Mary Hill left for Galveston. Mrs. Beale [Elizabeth Lemaire Beale nee Waring] came over and remained all night. Louisa is still sick. Weather cloudy & warm with occasional showers of rain. Ther: 88°.

Monday, July 6, 2015

Thursday, July 6th, 1865

To day Mrs. Beale [Elizabeth Lemaire Beale nee Waring], let the little woman [Margaret Hall Stewart nee Sharp] have a cow & calf & sent several articles of furniture over to be taken care of. Billy Roberts left on his way for his house going by the way of Houston. Capt. Peacock came up on the Steamer Mary Hill from Galveston & stopped with me. Louisa is still sick. Weather variable & hot with occasional showers of rain. Ther: 86°.

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Wednesday, July 5th, 1865

To day Mrs. Beale* [Elizabeth Lemaire Beale nee Waring] came over from Danville and remained with the little woman [Margaret Hall Stewart nee Sharp] all night. Billy Roberts came over from Houston on the train and stopped with me. He did not pay me the money I loaned him in Houston. The little woman missed her fever. Louisa is still sick. Weather clear. Ther: 90°. [*3rd great-grandma to the Keeper of this page]