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Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Saturday, February 9th, 1861

To day we are still at work on the mill house putting up weatherboarding. Bill ground 15 bushels of corn. weather cloudy & occasional showers of rain until at night when it poured down in torrents swelling the creek to a fearful highth & putting us in great fear of the levy. I loaned Mr. Leaverton my wheat fan.

1 comment:

benotforgot said...

On this date in 1861 . . . Jefferson Davis is elected the Provisional President of the Confederate States of America by the Weed Convention at Montgomery, Alabama . . .