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Saturday, August 20, 2011

Tuesday, August 20th, 1861

To day I rode to Crockett on Hawk to attend Dist. Court but found the Court would not take up any Civil business. consequently I returned to Father's in the evening. weather changeable but very hot.

Friday, August 19, 2011

Monday, August 19th, 1861

To day the little woman, Roberta & I went to Mr. Wm. Leaverton's and spent the day. In the evening we returned to Father's after having passed a very pleasant time. weather changeable & hot with a hard shower of rain at night.

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Sunday, August 18th, 1861

To day I went fishing with poor success and returned to the house, where I found Joseph Keen & wife had come to spend the day and with whom I had a jolly time. They returned home in the evening. weather clear & hot.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Saturday, August 17th, 1861

To day I went up to the Mill and returned to Father's for dinner. In the evening I went fishing and caught a nice mess. weather clear & hot but rather cool at night.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Friday, August 16th, 1861

To day Father & myself went up to the mill. I found my Miller, Harwell, out to work on the road. we returned to dinner and in the evening I occupied myself in writing several letters. weather clear and hot.

Monday, August 15, 2011

Thursday, August 15th, 1861

To day I went fishing with fine success having caught a nice mess of fish which I enjoyed with great gusto at supper. weather clear & exceedingly hot.

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Wednesday, August 14th, 1861

To day I went to Crockett in Company with Father to attend to some business. In the evening we returned. weather clear & hot but pleasant at night.