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Saturday, November 19, 2011

Tuesday, November 19th, 1861

To day I remained in Houston, busily engaged in trying to settle our affairs with the Rail Road Company, but with very little success. However I done all that could be done at the time. weather changeable & warm.

Friday, November 18, 2011

Monday, November 18th, 1861

To day I am busily engaged at the store. at night I left Liberty on the cars for Houston and arrived there safe about 5 o'clock a.m. weather cloudy & warm.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Sunday, November 17th, 1861

To day we all arrived at Liberty safe & sound after a very pleasant passage from Galveston. I was presented with a brace of very nice wild ducks, which I enjoyed for dinner with great gusto. weather changeable & rather warm.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Saturday, November 16th, 1861

To day the Steamer Ruthven arrived. Capt. James Wrigley returned from Bolivar point. We all left Galveston on the Ruthven for Liberty. The remains of R.P. Martin was brought up on the steamer for burial at Liberty. weather cloudy & rather cool.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Friday, November 15th, 1861

To day I am still in Galveston with the ladies, and detained in consequence of the non arrival of the steamer Ruthven. The ladies as well as myself are getting very anxious to return home, having seen all the sights & ? to be seen in Galveston. Capt. James Wrigley is still over on Bolivar point. The Liberty Guards changed their quarters. weather clear & warm.

Monday, November 14, 2011

Thursday, November 14th, 1861

To day I am still in Galveston with the ladies, and detained in consequence of the failure of the steamer Ruthven to arrive. Capt. James Wrigley went to Bolivar point on government services. R.P. Martin a member of the Liberty Guards died and his remains will be carried to Liberty for interment. weather clear & warm.

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Wednesday, November 13th, 1861

To day I am still in Galveston with the ladies and of course seeing all the sights. Capt. Wrigley of the "Liberty Guards" lost one of his men by death. The Capt. & myself had several "?" together. weather clear & rather warm for the season of the year.