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Saturday, October 9, 2010

Tuesday, October 9th, 1860

Still at work on the carriage house. I sent Albert down to pick cotton. weather cloudy with occasional showers of rain.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Monday, October 8th, 1860

To day we raised the carriage house and commenced to weatherboard it in. weather cloudy & cool with North wind blowing.

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Sunday, October 7th, 1860

To day the little woman went down to see her Mother & ? Harwell went to church. I remained home. weather clear & warm.

FYI . . . this date in 1860 was the little woman's 20th birthday . . . guess she decided to celebrate with her Mother . . . Margaret Annot Hall Stewart nee Sharp was born on this date in 1840 in San Augustine County, Texas . . . the date of her death is unknown at this time . . . her findagrave page is >HERE< . . .

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Saturday, October 6th, 1860

To day I laid off the frame for the carriage house and put Bill to framing. I went to Crockett & back, and at night I discharged Darby and sent him home. weather clear but rather cool.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Friday, October 5th, 1860

To day Mother came up to see the little woman. I put the boys to bringing lumber to build the carriage house with. weather clear & warm.

Monday, October 4, 2010

Thursday, October 4th, 1860

To day I made the boys haul the timber home to build the carriage house with. nothing of note to jot down. weather cloudy & wind from the north.

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Wednesday, October 3rd, 1860

To day I went down to see Mother. Put the boys to getting timbers to build a carriage house. weather changable & warm.