Saturday, February 19, 2011
To day Charley Lund left Crockett for Liberty. I am still in Crockett in attendance upon Court. The celebrated case of Hall vs. Hall was dismissed, and my other cases were continued. In consequence of which I will not be compelled to remain as long as I contemplated. Father [Joshua James Hall] came in but returned home in the evening. weather changable & warm.
Friday, February 18, 2011
To day I went to Crockett in company with Charley Lund to whom I loaned my horse Hawk to return to Liberty. The District Court of Houston County commenced its session. I am compelled to dance attendance on said Court during the whole term I fear. Father [Joshua James Hall] led my horse home in the evening. weather cloudy and unpleasant.
Thursday, February 17, 2011
To day Charley Lund and I went down to Mother's [Mahala* Sharp Hall nee Roberts] and remained for dinner. we returned in the evening. weather clear & pleasant.
*This Mahala is a 3rd great-grandma to the Keeper of this family history blog.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
To day Charley Lund came to see me, who had just arrived from Liberty on the steamer Alamo as far as Cairo. we are still at work on the mill house. Bill ground 11½ bushels of corn. weather clear & cold with a hard freeze at night.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
To day Bill finished hauling shingles. we are still at work on the mill house. ground 1½ bushels of corn. weather cloudy & cold with a strong wind blowing from the North.
Monday, February 14, 2011
To day we are still working on the mill house. Bill hauling shingles. I ground 7 bushels of corn. weather clear & cold with a very high wind blowing from the S.W.
Sunday, February 13, 2011
To day Father [Joshua James Hall] went to Crockett. Mother [Mahala* Sharp Hall nee Roberts] came up to see the little woman [Margaret Hall Stewart nee Sharp] & Florence [Hall]. I bought 5 lbs. mutton tallow and 50 cts. for it having borrowed the money from Mother. we ground 30½ bushels of corn and 3 bushels of wheat. weather changable and cool.
*This Mahala is a 3rd great-grandma to the Keeper of this family history blog. Margaret is her daughter from her first marriage.