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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Thursday, January 22nd, 1863


To day I rode out in the woods to select some timber suitable to make garden pickets. Hicks still at work on the garden rails. Sam* Sharp still at work on the loom (i.e.) in making the loom for Mother [Mahala* Sharp Hall nee Roberts]. I ground only 2½ bushels of corn. James Wootters stoped to see me. he was on his way to Corsicana. I am busy setting the garden posts. weather changeable & warm with occasional showers of rain.


*This Sam is a 2nd great-grandpa to the Keeper of this family history blog. Mahala is his mother. She is also the step-mother as well as the mother-in-law of JMH.



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