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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Thursday, July 9th, 1863

To day the boys are still at work on the mill levee. John left with the wagon and team for Corley's gin after a load of cotton. Sam [Samuel Houston Sharp], who has entirely recovered from his sickness, and Billy Stewart went fishing and had very good success. Mother [Mahala Sharp Hall nee Roberts] & Father [Joshua James Hall] are still in Crockett. Nellie [Mary Alexandrien Sharp nee Lemaire] however came home. My babies are still sick. I ground 6 bushels of corn and swaped 11 bushels of meal for corn. weather cloudy & warm, with occasional showers of rain. Ther: 84°.

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