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Saturday, April 30, 2011

Tuesday, April 30th, 1861

To day I am engaged as salesman in the store, but little business however doing. weather cloudy and rainy. it is very cool for the season.

Friday, April 29, 2011

Monday, April 29th, 1861

To day I am engaged in the store. The Steamer Ruthven arrived and James Wrigley came home on her. weather cloudy with hard rain at night & very warm.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Sunday, April 28th, 1861

To day I am loafing around the store. I passed a very disagreeable night, being sick nearly the whole of last night, with something like the "cholera morbus", but entirely well in the morning. weather changable and warm.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Saturday, April 27th, 1861

To day I am engaged in the sales room. not doing much business however. weather clear & warm.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Friday, April 26th, 1861

To day the steamer Alamo passed down the river with but little freight. James Wrigley left on the Ruthven for Galveston. business is very dull. weather changable and rather warm.

Monday, April 25, 2011

Thursday, April 25th, 1861

To day I am engaged in the sales room as salesman. doing some business in the rail road trade. The river is still falling. weather clear & pleasant.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Wednesday, April 24th, 1861

To day I am at work in the ware house. Frank Stewart arrived with the little wagon from the mill. the mules looking very bad and much jaded. weather cloudy with a light rain in the morning.