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Saturday, December 1, 2012

Monday, December 1st, 1862

To day I went up town and settled in full with Mr. De Blanc for the things purchased at his auction sale. at night I visited a ball given in the Court house by the members of Capt. Black's Company now stationed in Liberty. weather cloudy and cold with occasional showers of rain.

Friday, November 30, 2012

Sunday, November 30th, 1862

To day I went up town and made out all the bills for the goods sold at Auction for Mr. De Blanc, and thus closed my labors in that particular. I visited Captain Peacock and while there took dinner with him, after which I returned home and spent the evening in writing letters. weather changeable & warm, with a light shower of rain at night. Thus closes the jottings for the month of November.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Saturday, November 29th, 1862

To day Mr. Allen's wagon left Liberty in route for Crockett, by which I sent forward some of my furniture. I was then engaged in selling off at Auction some more of the goods of Mr. De Blanc, some brought a large price & some sold reasonable enough. weather clear & warm for the season.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Friday, November 28th, 1862

To day I am engaged in making out the bills for the goods sold at Auction on yesterday. Mr. Allen came down from Houston County with his wagon & team, and by whom I expect to send forward some of my furniture to the mills at which place my family is now living and where I expect to settle. The old gentleman remained with me all night. weather clear & cool.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Thursday, November 27th, 1862

To day I am still engaged in selling off the goods of Mr. De Blanc, which kept me busy all day. Some of the articles sold very dear & some sold very reasonably. weather clear & cold with a hard frost at night.

Monday, November 26, 2012

Wednesday, November 26th, 1862

To day I am still engaged in selling off the goods of Mr. De Blanc at auction. I sold but little in consequence of a general spree among the soldiers stationed here in Liberty, they being all drunk and refusing to obey the order of their officers, put the whole town into commotion and broke up the sale. weather clear and cold, with a hard and severe frost at night.

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Tuesday, November 25th, 1862

To day I commenced selling off at auction the stock of goods belonging to Joseph E. De Blanc. I only charged him 2½ per cent, for my trouble in crying off the goods, but having nothing to do, prefered to do that, rather than loaf around town. weather clear & cool.