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Saturday, April 10, 2010

Tuesday, April 10th, 1860

To day we made a harrow, and finished bedding the cotton ground. borrowed a clevis from Mrs. Hall. weather cloudy & wind strong from the North.

Friday, April 9, 2010

Monday, April 9th, 1860

To day I went to Crockett and returned home in the evening. Still at work bedding for cotton. weather clear & pleasant.

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Sunday, April 8th, 1860

To day the little negro boy Green was burried. I had a large fish dinner which was very nice. weather clear but windy.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Saturday, April 7th, 1860

To day negro boy Green, the son of Bill Hicks, died. still at work in bedding the cotton ground. weather clear but windy.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Friday, April 6th, 1860

To day we started 2? plows to bedding for cotton. ??? the new ground field. weather clear & warm.

Monday, April 5, 2010

Thursday, April 5th, 1860

To day we fixed up the fence. one plow still in the new ground. Weather cloudy but warm & pleasant.

Sunday, April 4, 2010

Wednesday, April 4th, 1860

To day one plow is braking up the new ground. I went to the mill and got 2 bushels of bran. Weather cloudy & windy.