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Saturday, July 16, 2011

Tuesday, July 16th, 1861

To day we are comparatively doing nothing in the way of business. Capt. Wrigley arrived home on the Str. Ruthven from Galveston. weather clear & very hot.

Friday, July 15, 2011

Monday, July 15th, 1861

To day I started Frank Stewart with my mules & little wagon up to the mill and loaned Frank in cash $2.50. Capt. Wrigley left on the Steamer Ruthven for Galveston. Sam H. Sharp has again resumed his position in the store as salesman. business very dull however. weather clear & warm.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Sunday, July 14th, 1861

To day I am busily employed in writing letters, and this being the anniversary of my marriage with the little woman I did not forget to write her and to drink her health & long life. weather changeable & warm.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Saturday, July 13th, 1861

To day I am engaged in the store generally. Sam H. Sharp did by a light squeeze make out to come to the store but only for a few minutes. Capt. Wrigley and Company returned to town from their camp of instruction, whether benefited or not by the weeks work I cannot say but all however in good humor & a fine spirits. weather cloudy and warm with occasional showers of rain.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Friday, July 12th, 1861

To day I am busy as salesman in the Store, in consequence of Sam H. Sharp who on yesterday took unto himself a wife and is now sticking so close to her as a plaster. He being the regular salesman, has now thrown that duty on me doubtless for a few days but I rather anticipate it will not last long. Capt. Wrigley and his company are still in camp. weather changeable & warm.

Monday, July 11, 2011

Thursday, July 11th, 1861

To day I am engaged as salesman in the store with pretty active trade. Be it remembered & known that Samuel H. Sharp and Miss Mary Alexandrien Lamier were united together in the bonds of wedlock, and I rather expect at night there was some very sharp shooting took place, this however is only a surmise. Capt. Wrigley & Ed. Jones came in from their camp to attend said wedding, where all passed off pleasantly & agreeably to all in attendance. weather clear & warm.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Wednesday, July 10th, 1861

To day I am working in the office. The steamer Ruthven arrived & departed bringing but little freight. I had my buggy thoroughly mended & put in good running order. weather changeable & warm.