Saturday, October 8, 2011
To day be it remembered that James Wrigley with the hands raised the foundation or ground work of my new house. Business tolerably good. weather clear & pleasant but rather cool at night.
Friday, October 7, 2011
To day Capt. James Wrigley arrived home from Galveston on the Steamer Ruthven with marching orders for his Company the Liberty Guards and in consequence of which he got into a comfortable little tight on champagne. Business brisk with fair amount of sales. weather changeable but very pleasant.
Thursday, October 6, 2011
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
To day the Steamer Ruthven arrived from and departed for Galveston having brought but little freight. I am considerably better to day but able to attend to business. weather changeable & hot with a rain at night.
Monday, October 3, 2011
Sunday, October 2, 2011
To day Sam Sharp and his wife left in my buggy for the Mill [in Houston County] and to remain some time with his Mother [Mahala]. James Wrigley and Capt. Stovall's company left on the Steamer Ruthven for Galveston. I am still quite sick. But little business doing. weather changeable & very warm. [Sam Sharp and his wife, Nellie, are 2nd great-grandparents to the Keeper of this blog . . . Sam's Mother is Mahala, and my 3rd great-grandma]