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Saturday, June 25, 2011

Tuesday, June 25th, 1861

To day I am very busily engaged in fixing for my trip up to the mill. I gave the K.G.C.s a pretty fair Company drill. weather warm cloudy and rainy.

Friday, June 24, 2011

Monday, June 24th, 1861

To day I am busy in the store, and in making preparations to take the little woman up the country on a visit to her Mothers. weather changeable & warm.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Sunday, June 23rd, 1861

To day I am loafing around the store. The Steamer Ruthven arrived from Galveston, with George Gordon on her who has just returned from a visit to the City of New Orleans. he reports every thing there at a perfect stand still. weather clear & very warm.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Saturday, June 22nd, 1861

To day the Liberty Guards had a dress parade and went out on the cars to Beaumont. I did not drill the K.G.C.'s in consequence of the absence of so many of the members with the Guards. weather clear & warm.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Friday, June 21st, 1861

To day Mrs. Lund & Miss Lizzie Robinson visited the store and brought with them a fragrant bunch of mint and some nice cantelopes of which I partook pretty freely. James Wrigley is very sick & confined to his bed. Business is tolerably brisk. weather changeable & warm with occasional showers of rain.

Monday, June 20, 2011

Thursday, June 20th, 1861

I am engaged as salesman in the store with pretty fair run of trade. James Wrigley & family arrived on the steamer Ruthven from Galveston. all well. weather changeable warm & occasionally showers of rain.

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Wednesday, June 19th, 1861

To day but little business doing. weather clear & warm.