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Saturday, November 3, 2012

Monday, November 3rd, 1862

To day I am engaged in my office, doing but little however as there is but little to do. The boys finished hauling corn. weather clear & pleasant until night when it hauled around to the north making it quite cool, and a considerable frost.

Friday, November 2, 2012

Sunday, November 2nd, 1862

To day I remained at home writing and reading. In the evening several gentlemen called in to see me which made the time pass very pleasantly. weather clear & pleasant.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Saturday, November 1st, 1862

To day I very busy with the boys at work in the ware house getting Frank Hitchcock's things hauled to the cars in time for the train in which we succeeded and Frank also left on the cars for Houston. Bob hauling corn. weather clear & pleasant. 

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Friday, October 31st, 1862

To day Frank Hitchcock came over from Houston on the cars and deposited with me $15,500 to purchase cotton with up the Country [i.e., Houston County]. I am busy assisting Frank in getting his things out of the Warehouse to be shipped over to Houston. The boys are still hauling corn. weather clear and pleasant. Thus I close the jottings for the month of October.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Thursday, October 30th, 1862

To day I am busily engaged in the Warehouse weighing Cotton and delivering freight. I dined out with Charley Lund and eat something that did not agree with me in consequence of which I had a severe attack of Cholera Morbus at night and spent a very disagreeable night of it being up and down continually until near daylight when I became some easier and had a pleasant nap. The boys are still hauling corn. weather clear and cool.

Monday, October 29, 2012

Wednesday, October 29th, 1862

To day I am busy in the Provost Marshal's office. Dr. Stanwood returned home on the cars from Houston with his fair bride. The boys are still engaged hauling corn. weather clear & cool.

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Tuesday, October 28th, 1862

To day I am busy in the office. My friend Frank Hitchcock left on the cars for Houston but before doing so he presented me with a pair of fine blocks for the use of the mill. The boys are busy hauling corn. weather clear & very cool.