Saturday, March 26, 2011

Tuesday, March 26th, 1861

To day I sealed & labled the 15 doz. bottles of brandy that I drew off on yesterday and they are now ready for the market. weather cloudy & showery but rather warm.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Monday, March 25th, 1861

To day I drew off 15 doz. [bottles] of brandy and bottled it up for sale. I also went to the City and arbitrated the case of Stanwood & Fatheree vs. Kellum. gave an award in favor of the plaintiffs for $543.50 in this case. James Wrigley was associated with me as an arbitrator. weather changable & rather warm.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Sunday, March 24th, 1861

To day I done nothing but loaf around the ware house & take an occasional smile. weather changable & rather cool.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Saturday, March 23rd, 1861

To day I went fishing in a mud creek or rather puddle in company with Sam Sharp and Ed. Jones with but little success. very little doing by way of selling goods. weather clear but rather cool.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Friday, March 22nd, 1861

To day I went to the city to arbitrate a matter in controversy between Kellum & Stanwood. I also received a fine barrel of oysters from Galveston on the steamer, which I eat (at least my share) with great gusto. weather cloudy & rather cool.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Thursday, March 21st, 1861

To day the little woman in company with several ladies, went in hunt of black berries. She & Mrs. John Wrigley walk over the railroad bridge, which is a considerable undertaking for a lady. I took a strole in their company on the other side of the river from Liberty. we met with poor success in getting berries however. weather changable & rather cool.

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Wednesday, March 20th, 1861

To day we are engaged in the store, but I am sorry to say, but little doing. I sent to Galveston for one barrel of fresh oysters, but on the return of the Steamer was disappointed. weather clear & rather cool.