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Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Thursday, February 19th, 1863

To day the boys are still splitting rails. Hicks is at work making an axle-tree for the wagon. I finished the garden fence all complete and ground 38 bushels of corn. The water is drying up a little from the face of the earth. The Elk Hart is falling a little and I now think the mill levee is safe against this last freshet. Sam* Sharp rode Rob to Crockett after Massaline who was there in jail and while in Crockett Sam sold the boy Massoline to Mr. Arrington for the sum of $1500. weather clear and a little cool.

*This Sam is a 2nd great-grandpa to the Keeper of this family history blog.

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