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Saturday, January 14, 2012

Tuesday, January 14th, 1862

To day I am engaged in painting on the new house. Boys also at work on the house. Capt. Bolling left on the cars for the City of Houston. weather cloudy and very cold.

Friday, January 13, 2012

Monday, January 13th, 1862

To day I commenced to paint the inside of one room in my new house, preparing to move into the same as early as possible. The Steamer Ruthven left for Galveston with twenty recruits for Capt. Wrigley's Compy. Capt. Bolling arrived on the cars from Houston. weather cloudy and cold.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Sunday, January 12th, 1862

To day I am engaged in writing at the Ware house. weather cloudy with every prospect of a hard rain.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Saturday, January 11th, 1862

To day I am busy in the warehouse. Boys at work storing freight. Capt. Bolling, Mrs. Wrigley and all the children arrived home on the Steamer Ruthven, very much refreshed from their visit to the Island City. Nothing doing on my house. weather cloudy, cool with drizzling rain.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Friday, January 10th, 1862

To day the Steamer Ruthven arrived from and departed for Galveston having brought but little freight. I am busy however in the warehouse. Mrs. Stanwood was carried over to West Liberty for burial. weather changeable and very unpleasant.

Monday, January 9, 2012

Thursday, January 9th, 1862

To day I am engaged in the store. Mrs. Stanwood the consort of Dr. T.A. Stanwood died about 12 O'Clock M. Nothing doing on my house which is now progressing so slowly that I have almost dispared of ever getting it completed. Weather Cloudy and very disagreeable but rather warm.

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Wednesday, January 8th, 1862

To day I am engaged in the store. Henry Boothe a member of the Liberty Guards died at 9½ O'Clock a.m. at the residence of Charley Lund and in consequence of which he was prevented from attending to business. Nothing doing on my new house. weather changeable and unpleasant with a hard rain at night.