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Saturday, August 17, 2013

Monday, August 17th, 1863

To day the boys are at work pulling fodder in the bottom field. The District Court for this (Houston) County commenced its session. Nellie's [Mary Alexandrien Sharp nee Lemaire] thumb is getting better. Fawn [Florence Mahala Hall] & Jimmy [James Wrigley Hall] missed their fever and are now improving. Bill was attacked with fever and had to stop working. I ground two bushels of corn. weather changeable and warm. Ther: 90° with showers of rain.

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