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Saturday, January 23, 2010

Monday, January 23rd, 1860

To day Reuben MATTHEWS visited the house for the purpose of making a negro trade with Mrs. J.J. HALL [Mahala* Sharp Hall nee Roberts] but without success. Frank STEWART arrived from Crockett to commence work for the year as a field hand. Still engaged in clearing and doing very well with one hand.

 *This Mahala is a 3rd great-grandma to the Keeper of this family history blog.