Saturday, April 2, 2016

Monday, April 2nd, 1866

To day I am at work at the warehouse marking weighing and storing Cotton. Three flat boats came down the river upon order of ? Bolivar Sublett* came bringing 130 bales of cotton. he came up to the house and took tea with [his cousin] the little woman [Margaret Hall Stewart nee Sharp]. Miss [Sophia] Brashears, sister of Dr. [Thomas] Brashears departed this life, after a long lingering illness. Weather cloudy & cool with a hard wind blowing. [*1st cousin four times removed to the Keeper of this family history blog]

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