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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Tuesday, April 18th, 1865

To day I left Mr. Cole's and returned to Liberty, and again stopped with Capt. Peacock. At home Hicks ground 49½ bushels of corn. Weather variable & warm with a hard rain at night.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Monday, April 17th, 1865

To day I visited Clay Stone in company with Geo. White & Richard Cole, and there partook of a fine dinner after which I went in company with Mr. Cole down the river in a batteaux to his residence where I stopped with him for the night. we enjoyed ourselves very well drinking lager beer. at home Hicks ground 29½ bushels of corn. Weather variable and pleasant.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Sunday, April 16th, 1865

To day I went in company with Capts. Peacock & Harrison all over the bottom below Liberty trying to get down to Mr. Cole's but in consequence of the high stage of the river our efforts proved abortive & we returned home. Weather variable & pleasant.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Saturday, April 15th, 1865

To day I am still in Liberty and still stopping with Capt. Peacock. The Steamer Mary Hill arrived from Houston being the first boat that has come up since I have been here. At home Hicks ground 1 bushel of corn. The little woman [Margaret Hall Stewart nee Sharp] let Mrs. Wortham have 100 lbs of shorts. Weather variable & cool.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Friday, April 14th, 1865

To day I am still in Liberty and stopping with Capt. Peacock. As yet I have not concluded what to do. Weather cloudy & cool with occasional showers of rain throughout the entire day.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Thursday, April 13th, 1865

To day I am still in Liberty and visited the town in company with Capt. Peacock. Weather variable & cool with rain.

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Wednesday, April 12th, 1865

To day after taking Dr. Baldwin on board we dropped the flat boat down the river 32 miles and arrived at Liberty at 1 O'Clk P.M. & tied up above the rail road bridge. I went up to and stopped with Capt. Peacock. I found all my friends in Liberty well. Weather cloudy and cool with occasional showers of rain throughout the day.