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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Friday, August 21st, 1863

To day the boys are still at work in the bottom field pulling hay. Mother [Mahala Sharp Hall nee Roberts] came up and spent the day with the little woman [Margaret Hall Stewart nee Sharp]. I ground 3 bushels of Rye and 3½ bushels of corn. In the evening Sam [Samuel Houston Sharp] returned from Crockett without having accomplished the business for which he went. weather changeable and warm with indications of rain. Ther: 88°.

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