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Saturday, November 28, 2015

Tuesday, November 28th, 1865

To day I am still at work at the warehouse, and finished bottling off the brandy. Ed. Jones left for Livingston and I loaned him my revolver, to take with him. Jimmy [James Wrigley Hall] has a chill and fever. I am afflicted with sores all over my person. Weather clear and pleasant.

Friday, November 27, 2015

Monday, November 27th, 1865

To day I am still at work at the ware house. I assisted Col. Wrigley in putting up 6 Doz. brandy, which we shipped to D. Willis at Livingston, together with 38 sacks of salt. I sold my large road wagon to L. Jackson for 80$ specie and collected from him 4$ which I had heretofore loaned him. Weather variable and pleasant.

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Sunday, November 26th, 1865

To day I am still at work at the warehouse and still drawing off brandy. I let Hicks have $3. to purchase a pair of shoes. Frank [Stewart] still improving a little. Weather variable and pleasant.


Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Saturday, November 25th, 1865

To day I am still at work at the warehouse, drawing off brandy and putting it up in cases. I loaned Col. Wrigley my horse and buggy to drive up town. Frank Stewart walked down to the warehouse being his second trip. Weather variable and rather warm.


Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Friday, November 24th, 1865

To day I am still at work at the warehouse. Frank [Stewart] and Burt [Roberta Downes Halyard nee Hall] are about as well as their diseases will admitt of. Col. Wrigley arrived in the cars from Houston. The Steamer Mary Hill on her upward bound trip struck a snag in demijohn bend and sunk, she will prove a total loss with every thing on board. Passengers and crew all safe. Weather variable and warm.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Thursday, November 23rd, 1865

To day I am still at work at the warehouse. The little woman [Margaret Hall Stewart nee Sharp] drove up town to purchase a few articles. Frank [Stewart] and Burt [Roberta Downes Halyard nee Hall] are still improving. Jimmy [James Wrigley Hall] is quite sick with a severe cold. Weather clear & cool.


Sunday, November 22, 2015

Wednesday, November 22nd, 1865

To day I am still at work at the warehouse. Frank [Stewart] & Burt [Roberta Downes Halyard nee Hall] still continue to improve. Frank walked down to the warehouse, being the first time since his arrival in Liberty. I loaned Ed. Jones my horse & buggy to go out ducking and for which he presented me a fine duck of mallard. Weather clear and rather cool.