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Monday, August 27, 2012

Wednesday, August 27th, 1862

To day after bidding all the folks good bye I left Liberty on hawk with Bill, Jemima, the little wagon & mules in route for the mills [i.e., in Houston County]. We crossed the Trinity River at Liberty and went up on the west side of it. we drove 23 miles and camped for the night. Charley Lund also left Liberty on the cars in route for Austin. Expenses of the day $1.60. weather cloudy with prospects of rain. Ther: 84°.

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