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Saturday, March 19, 2011

Tuesday, March 19th, 1861

To day I went up town in company with Jack M? and while there enjoyed the luxury of a nice shave by the barber. I am engaged in the store but not much doing. weather clear and cold.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Monday, March 18th, 1861

To day Frank Stewart started with the mules for the mill [in Houston County] to get my little wagon and to haul down a load. I let Frank have $20 in cash. not much business doing. weather clear & cold.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Sunday, March 17th, 1861

To day we left Grand Cane and drove 23 miles and arrived safely in Liberty, where we were cordially received by James Wrigley's family, he being absent at the time, but who returned shortly after. We are comfortably quartered at James Wrigley's where we have every attention that friendship can bestow. weather cloudy & cold with drizzling rain.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Saturday, March 16th, 1861

To day we left Mason's old stand, and drove over a road off of the same piece we had on yesterday and if any odds a little more damaged for 22 miles and stoped at Grand Cane for the night, at which place Frank Stewart overtook us in the stage?. I loaned Frank fifty cents, and after supper he started on the stage for Liberty. weather cloudy & cold. expenses of the day $3.50.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Friday, March 15th, 1861

To day we left Marsh's old stand, and drove over the worst road perhaps in this world 26 miles and stoped at Mason's old stand, commonly called the cross roads, where we had miserably poor fair for the exceedingly low price of four dollars. weather clear & pleasant.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Thursday, March 14th, 1861

To day we left Dailey's and drove over an exceedingly bad road 27 miles and stoped for the night at Marsh's where we had very fair accommodations. weather clear and pleasant. expenses of the day $2.50.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Wednesday, March 13th, 1861

To day we left Crockett in the buggy and drove to Dan Dailey's 15 miles, arriving there in the hardest rain perhaps that ever befel a poor devil to be caught in and also a severe north wind blowing that seemed as though it would cut one into. We were compelled to remain all night in consequence of the continued rain and cold. expenses on this day one dollar.