Saturday, January 30, 2010
To day I went to Crockett and purchased at the sale of _____ of Frank HALL's estate: two wagons, one _____ _____ (wagon) LEAVITT the other a horse wagon for which I gave my note with J.M. COLEMAN & Frank? STEWART as my securities payable for the first of January next for the sum of [$182?]. Albert still at work in the clearing. weather warm with light rain all day.
Friday, January 29, 2010
Thursday, January 28, 2010
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
To day Mr. WHITLEY brought home the two yokes of oxen I traded for several days ago. I paid him [20$?] on [acct.?] of the same; still owe him [80$?]. Still at work in the clearing, though but slowly. weather clear but cold with strong winds out of the North. at night a heavy black frost.
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
To day Mr. RENFRO visited the house for the purpose of renting the lower field, which he _____ upon the following terms 1/3 of the corn & 1/4 of the cotton raised thereon, and he to receive one dollar per hundred for all new rails split and _____ into the fence. I had not been able to chop this day on consequence of a pain _____ in my right shoulder blade. Still however at work in the clearing. weather cold with the wind from the North, and very cloudy.
Monday, January 25, 2010
To day the little woman [Margaret Hall Stewart nee Sharp] in company of her Mother* [Mahala Sharp Hall nee Roberts] went in the buggy to Hall's bluff to purchase some earthenware, and while there purchased 30 gals. of ware consisting of 1 jug & 4 jars. she also brought me home a box of oysters which were very acceptable. Still at work in the clearing. weather very warm & cloudy with good prospects for rain.
*This Mahala is a 3rd great-grandma to the Keeper of this family history blog.
Sunday, January 24, 2010
To day old man KEEN visited the house with his son William to arrange their corn matters. still at work in the clearing with some hope of getting through chopping this week. Weather to day is very warm and cloudy.