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Thursday, October 4, 2012

Saturday, October 4th, 1862


To day I had a settlement with Father and divided with him the lands that we held in common. I made the deed to Mother [Mahala] for the same. The little woman [Margaret] is still quite sick. I am busy taking a copy of the old field notes, taken in 1838, of my Trinity lands. weather changeable & hot.



1 comment:

BeNotForgot said...

Battle of Galveston. As part of the Union blockade of the Texas coast, Commander William B. Renshaw led his squadron of eight ships into Galveston harbor to demand surrender of the most important Texas port on October 4, 1862. . . .