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Saturday, December 5, 2015

Tuesday, December 5th, 1865

To day I am still at work at the warehouse. Frank is still improving. I am still suffering with the itch. Mr. Haggart left on the cars for Houston. The negro boy Steve, that I had hired left me, and I paid him $2.66 for the time he had been with me. Weather cloudy and cold with occasional showers of rain.

Friday, December 4, 2015

Monday, December 4th, 1865

To day I am still at work at the warehouse. Frank Stewart still improving. I got another sack of Buck wheat from Col. W. which makes 50 lbs I owe him. I am still afflicted with sores or rather with the itch. Ed. Jones left again for the up Country [Houston County] not having finished his business on the last trip. Hicks engaged hauling wood. Weather cloudy and warm with light drizzling showers of rain.


Thursday, December 3, 2015

Sunday, December 3rd, 1865

The propeller Kate left for Galveston. The forenoon I worked at the warehouse, but remained home in the evening. Mr. Sargeant came to see me in relation to business. Ed. Jones arrived home from his up country visit. Weather cloudy & warm, with occasional showers of rain.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Saturday, December 2nd, 1865

To day I am still at work at the ware house. The little woman [Margaret Hall Stewart nee Sharp] drove up town & purchased some articles of prime necessity. Henry Perkins, Mr. & Mrs. Bolling left on the cars for Houston. The propeller Kate arrived from Galveston with some freight. We loaded her with 82 Bales of cotton. My sores are still improving. Frank is also improving. Weather variable and pleasant.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Friday, December 1st, 1865

To day I am still at work at the warehouse. Jimmy [James Wrigley Hall] missed the chill and fever. The sores on my person are getting some better. Henry Perkins, Mr. Haggart and Maj. Boling arrived on the cars from Houston looking in fine health. Weather variable & pleasant.

Monday, November 30, 2015

Thursday, November 30th, 1865

To day I am still at work at the warehouse. Hicks is engaged hauling wood. I loaned my horse and buggy to Col. Wrigley to drive up town. Frank Stewart is still improving. My son Jimmy [James Wrigley Hall] had another chill and fever. I am still afflicted with sores. Weather variable and cold. Thus I close my notes for November.

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Wednesday, November 29th, 1865

To day I am still at work at the warehouse. Hicks is engaged hauling wood. Jimmy [James Wrigley Hall] missed his chill and fever. I am still afflicted with sores, which does not seem to improve any. Frank Stewart still continues to improve. The little woman [Margaret Hall Stewart nee Sharp] drove up town and purchased a pair of shoes for which she paid 5$ specie. Weather variable and a little cool.