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Friday, August 7, 2015

Monday, August 7th, 1865

To day I drove up town in company with Col. Jim Wrigley and while there I purchased on a credit from Mr. James ? 55 lbs. of bacon for which I owe him $7.30. I then drove over and locked up Mrs. Beale's house [Elizabeth Lemaire Beale nee Waring]*. I then drove down to the warehouse and brought home the balance of the corn named in yesterday's notes. Susan, Mrs. Beal's negro woman, who occupied her house, having refused to to to Mrs. Beale in accordance with her written contract. I sent her adrift. Weather variable and hot with a very hard rain in the afternoon. Ther: 84°. 

*3rd great-grandma to the Keeper of this website

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