Saturday, May 24, 2014

Tuesday, May 24th, 1864

To day the boys are at work cradling my barley. Capt. Peacock and servant left in route for Liberty. Mother [Mahala Sharp Hall nee Roberts] is still here. Dr. Murchison came to see my daughter Josephine [Josephine Martha Hall] who is still very sick. Hicks ground 7½ bushels of wheat. Weather clear and exceedingly hot. Ther: standing at 90°.

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