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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Saturday, August 19th, 1865

To day the little woman [Margaret Hall Stewart nee Sharp] again missed her fever, and I now think she has entirely recovered from her late indisposition. I went up town to attend a meeting of the City Council and was by said Council elected Mayor of the City of Liberty. after a full organization & election of all city officers, the Council adjourned until the next regular meeting. I purchased from Mr. Bristley one pound of candles at fifty cents, and for which I yet owe him. Weather clear & hot. Ther: 92°.

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