Saturday, August 13, 2016

Monday, August 13th, 1866

To day I worked at the warehouse. Hicks is engaged in hauling wood. I received by the rail road one Keg of lard & six canvassed hams. Capt. John W. Redman is still with me. Jimmy [James Wrigley Hall] missed the chill and fever. Weather variable and hot. Ther: 90°.

Friday, August 12, 2016

Sunday, August 12th, 1866

To day I remained at home writing up this journal. Mrs. Mixon's little son departed this life and was interred at the expenses of the Corporation. Weather variable and hot with occasional showers of rain. Ther : 88°.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Saturday, August 11th, 1866

To day I am at work at the warehouse. Col. Wrigley left on the cars for Houston. Capt. John W. Redman is still with me. Hicks finished covering in the wagon shed. Jimmy [James Wrigley Hall] had a chill and fever. Weather variable and hot. Ther : 92°.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Friday, August 10th, 1866

To day I am at work at the warehouse. Col. Wrigley left the warehouse sick and is now confined at his home. Ed. Jones and Grand Ma Gayle arrived on the cars from Houston & Galveston and report the Cholera prevailing at the latter City. Capt. John W. Redman is still with me. Hicks is better and worked a little on the wagon shed. Weather variable and hot. Ther : 92°.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Thursday, August 9th, 1866

To day I am at work at the warehouse. Capt. John H. Redman is still with me. Hicks is still sick and in consequence done no work. Weather clear and hot: Ther : 95°.

Monday, August 8, 2016

Wednesday, August 8th, 1866

To day I am at the warehouse with but little doing in that line of business. Capt. Redman still with me. Hicks is sick and consequently done nothing in the way of work. Weather clear & hot : Ther 93°.

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Tuesday, August 7th, 1866

To day I am at work at the warehouse. Dr. Tarleton & family also Capt. John W. Redman are still with me. Hicks finished covering one side of the roof of the wagon shed. Weather clear and hot. Ther : 95°.