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Saturday, June 12, 2010

Tuesday, June 12th, 1860

To day I loaned Mrs. Peacock one sack of salt 200 lbs. Sam Sharp came up to see us having nearly recovered. Hands still in the cotton. weather changable & warm.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Monday, June 11th, 1860

To day I went to the lower place & brought Toby home. The hands at work in the cotton. Mrs. Peacock loaned me 1 qr. of beef weighing 65 lbs. weather changable.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Sunday, June 10th, 1860

To day I went fishing with Frank Stewart & John Harwell & had good success. Father & the children took dinner with us. James Wootters visited us in the evening. Bill Hicks hauled 3 loads of rails. Weather changable & warm.

On the 7th of June, 1860, was solemnized the marriage of Major Wootters to Mrs. Emily Mildred Long, widow of Col. L. Long, of Crockett. . . .

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Saturday, June 9th, 1860

To day I remained home & repaired the stable. The hands at work in the cotton. weather changable & warm.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Friday, June 8th, 1860

To day I went to Hall's Bluff for a keg of printers ink and sent it to town to Hepperla. I went to see Sam Sharp, who is still improving. I also sent Melinda to the place. The hands still at work in the cotton. weather changable & warm.

The Crockett Argus was established in 1860 by J. M. Hall and J. C. Hepperla and for a time edited by Preston Hay, one of the most finished writers ever in the State; truly was Hay a genial, whole-souled gentleman. After Hall committed a homicide at Crockett he left the paper. Hepperla was killed during the War. The Argus was published only in 1860 and 1861. . . . from History of the Texas Press Association by Ferdinand B Baillio.

Monday, June 7, 2010

Thursday, June 7th, 1860

To day I sent Albert to town with the cart to bring negro woman Eliza out. he arrived home with said negro at night. I went to see Sam Sharp who is improving. Weather changable & warm.

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Wednesday, June 6th, 1860

To day the little woman, myself & Harwell all took dinner at Mrs. Hall's. Sam Sharp's better. The hands are hoing the cotton. The corn is now suffering for rain. Weather changable & warm.