Saturday, August 15, 2015

Tuesday, August 15th, 1865

To day the little woman [Margaret Hall Stewart nee Sharp] is still sick with the fever. Wolf and Conny again missed their fevers, and I presume are over the present attack. The little woman's hen hatched out 15 pretty little chickens. I remained home to waite on the little woman. Weather clear & very hot. Ther: 94°.

Friday, August 14, 2015

Monday, August 14th, 1865

To day the little woman [Margaret Hall Stewart nee Sharp] had another chill and fever. Wolf and Conny missed their fever. I purchased from Mr. Jackson 20 lbs of beef. I remained at home to wait upon the sick. Weather clear & hot. Ther: 92°.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Sunday, August 13th, 1865

To day the little woman [Margaret Hall Stewart nee Sharp] had another fever, so also did Jemima, Key and Conney. I remained in the house to wait upon the sick, and am engaged in the intervals in writing up this journal. Mr. & Mrs. Wrigley came over and spent the evening with the little woman. Weather clear and hot. Ther: 92°.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Saturday, August 12th, 1865

To day I drove up to the cars in company with Col. Jim Wrigley, and waited until the Beaumont train arrived. Negro man Charley went to the mill for me & carried 2½ bushels of corn. The little woman [Margaret Hall Stewart nee Sharp] had another fever. Jemima also had another fever. Wolf was taken sick with fever and in consequence I became my own ?. The Steamer Col. Stell left for Galveston. Weather clear & hot. Ther: 92°.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Friday, August 11th, 1865

To day all the sick missed their fevers. I drove up to the depot to see William Leaverton who came over on the cars from Houston. I gave him a package of letters. He then left for the mills, going in the stage as far as Crockett. Weather clear and hot. Ther: 92°.


Monday, August 10, 2015

Thursday, August 10th, 1865

To day the little woman [Margaret Hall Stewart nee Sharp] missed her chill and fever, so did Jemima. Fannie and Florence again missed their fevers and are well for this spell. I owe Mr. Jackson for 60 lbs of beef at 4¢ which includes the 20 lbs I got this day. The Steamer Col Stell arrived from Galveston. Weather clear & hot. Ther: 93°.

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Wednesday, August 9th, 1865

To day the little woman [Margaret Hall Stewart nee Sharp] had a chill and fever. Jemima was also taken with fever. Fannie and Florence missed their fevers. I remained at home, to attend and wait upon the sick. Weather variable & very hot. Ther: 94°.