Saturday, February 11, 2012
To day I am engaged in the store as salesman with quite a retail business. In the evening I am employed in making out accounts. at night I was compelled to turn out to perform patrol service. weather clear, cool & a frost at night.
Friday, February 10, 2012
To day I am busily engaged at the ware house in storing and attending to freight. In the evening I am engaged in painting on the house. The Steamer Ruthven left for Galveston with Capt. James Wrigley on board. weather clear cold & frost at night.
Thursday, February 9, 2012
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
To day I am busily engaged at the ware house. The Steamer Ruthven having arrived with considerable freight which I had to store away. But little business doing. weather cloudy, cold and rainy all day.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
To day I am busy in the ware house. In the evening I finished papering the S.E. room of my house. Capt. James Wrigley assisting me in putting on the border. this completes very comfortably two rooms in which the little woman [Margaret Hall Stewart nee Sharp] & myself took quarters, after properly arranging the furniture and other chairs around. weather cloudy cold & rainy throughout the day.
Monday, February 6, 2012
Sunday, February 5, 2012
To day the Steamer Ruthven arrived with Capt. James Wrigley on board who came to make a visit to his family. looking quite well & hearty. I done but little in the way of business. weather changeable & pleasant.