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Saturday, February 4, 2012

Tuesday, February 4th, 1862

To day I am engaged in papering the S.E. room of my new house. Boys at work on the house. Business very dull. weather cloudy rainy & rather cold.

Friday, February 3, 2012

Monday, February 3rd, 1862

To day the Steamer Ruthven arrived from Galveston with some freight. In the morning I am engaged in the warehouse. In the evening I completed papering the S.W. room of my house making it look quite well & comfortable. weather cloudy rainy & pretty cold.

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Sunday, February 2nd, 1862

To day I am very busy in removing the cannon from the cars to the steamer which occupied pretty much all day. weather cloudy cold & rainy all day and I became thoroughly soaked.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Saturday, February 1st, 1862

To day the steamer Ruthven arrived and I received a barrel of fine oysters which I enjoyed with great gusto. I am busy in the ware house storing freight. weather cloudy, rainy and cold.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Friday, January 31st, 1862

To day I am engaged in the ware house. In the evening I commenced to paper the S.W. room of my house. Business very dull. weather cloudy, rainy & very cold.

Monday, January 30, 2012

Thursday, January 30th, 1862

To day I am working on the house, painting the S.W. room. Business dull. weather cloudy & showery.

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Wednesday, January 29th, 1862

To day I am engaged in the Ware house. The steamer Ruthven arrived with a little freight and also left for Galveston. Business dull generally. weather cloudy and rainy throughout the day.