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Saturday, January 21, 2012

Tuesday, January 21st, 1862

To day I am engaged in glazing and glazed 33 lights. In the evening I had to attend the store as salesman, Charley Lund having other fish to fry. weather cloudy and rainy.

Friday, January 20, 2012

Monday, January 20th, 1862

To day I am busy glazing sash at my new house and glazed 81 lights. Boys also at work on the house. Business dull. weather changeable with occasional showers of rain. The wind blowing fresh from the North & pretty cold.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Sunday, January 19th, 1862

To day the black scoundrel who broke open the Ware house on last Thursday night was caught out in West Liberty and severely punished. The steamer Ruthven arrived. I am loafing at home. weather changeable & warm.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Saturday, January 18th, 1862

To day I commenced glazing the windows of my new house and put in 25 lights. In the evening I was compelled to go up town. Boys at work in the house. weather clear & rather warm.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Friday, January 17th, 1862

Last night the Ware house was broken open and things were scattered around in rich profusion. The Steamer Ruthven arrived in the morning with some considerable freight. I was engaged in mending and nailing up the boxes & trunks broken open by the burglars. But little business doing. weather cloudy and rainy throughout the entire day.

Monday, January 16, 2012

Thursday, January 16th, 1862

To day I am engaged painting on the new house. Boys are also at work on the house, which is now progressing some better. weather clear and pleasant.

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Wednesday, January 15th, 1862

To day the Steamer Ruthven arrived from Galveston with some freight. I was engaged at the ware house until midday. In the evening I painted on the new house. John Wrigley arrived on the cars in Company with Mrs. Perkins from Houston. she is stopping with John. weather changeable & cold.