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Saturday, January 7, 2012

Tuesday, January 7th, 1862

To day I am busy in the store. I put Bob & Billy to work priming the sash in my new house. weather cloudy, cold, raw & very disagreeable with drizzling rain.

Friday, January 6, 2012

Monday, January 6th, 1862

To day Charley Lund arrived home on the cars from Houston. I am engaged as salesman. Workmen still working on my house but very slow. weather changeable & rather cold.

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Sunday, January 5th, 1862

To day I remained at home reading & passed a very pleasant time in romping for exercise with the children. weather clear & cold.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Saturday, January 4th, 1862

To day the steamer Ruthven arrived with but little freight and also departed carrying 3 cannon on board. I am tolerably busy in the store. But little business however doing. weather changeable and rather warm.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Friday, January 3rd, 1862

To day I am very busily engaged in the store as salesman. In the evening Charlie Lund left on the cars for Houston. weather cloudy with drizzling rain, which made it very unpleasant.

Monday, January 2, 2012

Thursday, January 2nd, 1862

To day I [am] busy in the store. The Steamer Ruthven left for Galveston with the cannon. weather changeable & rather warm.

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Wednesday, January 1st, 1862

To day I am busy in the Warehouse. I assisted however in placing five of the cannon, balls and carriages on the steamer Ruthven to be taken to Galveston. weather changeable & cool.