Saturday, July 9, 2016

Monday, July 9th, 1866

To day I am very busy at the warehouse discharging the Steamer Royal Arch and in making out freight bills. Clay Stone's little daughter Lena was buried. There was 3 deaths in town from small pox. Weather variable & hot with occasional showers of rain. Ther : 90°.

Friday, July 8, 2016

Sunday, July 8th, 1866

To day I remained at home reading. Henry C. Stone's little daughter Lena Stone died very suddenly with congestion of the brain. The Steamer Royal Arch arrived from Galveston. Weather clear & hot. Ther: 93°.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Saturday, July 7th, 1866

To day I am at work at the warehouse. Col. Wrigley arrived on the cars from Beaumont and left again on the cars for Houston. Hicks is at work making an axletree for the little wagon. Weather variable & hot with a shower of rain. Ther. 88°.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Friday, July 6th, 1866

To day I am at work at the warehouse. Hicks still hauling lumber from the flat boats. Col. Wrigley left on the train for Beaumont. The hands finished shingling in the wood shop. Florence [aka Pet aka Fawn aka Florence Mahala Hall] missed the fever. Weather variable and hot with showers of rain. Ther: 86°.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Thursday, July 5th, 1866

To day I am at work at the warehouse. Florence [Hall] still has fever. Col. Wrigley and hands are still at work on the wood shop. Hicks still hauling lumber from the flat boats. At night I loaned my horse and buggy to Ed. Jones to attend a wedding up town between Mr. Thompson & Miss Beacher. Weather cloudy & hot with occasional showers of rain. Ther : 88°.

Monday, July 4, 2016

Wednesday, July 4th, 1866

To day I am at work at the warehouse. Hicks still hauling lumber from the flat boats. Florence [aka Pet aka Fawn aka Florence Mahala Hall] had fever all day, indeed the fever has not cooled off of her since she contracted it. Col. Wrigley and the hands are still at work on the wood shop. I rode up town on the wagon to attend a meeting of the City Council. Weather variable and hot. Ther : 90°.

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Tuesday, July 3rd, 1866

To day I am at work at the warehouse. The steamer Royal Arch left for Galveston. Pet [Florence Mahala Hall] had another fever. Hicks still hauling lumber from the flat boats. Col. Wrigley and the hands are at work on the wagon shop. Weather variable and hot with a light rain in the evening. Ther : 86°