Thursday, 10 August, 1865

The weather has been quite seasonable recently. – – Bill took a few pills of quinine this morning, but had a rise of fever and I repeated the calomel and Jalap at 2 o’clk. His fever kept up high till near night. Gave him a cup of hot water tea after using ice, which was very beneficial to him. Ju sent Horace down for four pounds butter. – – The ditchers got eight pounds flour. – – Pigeo’s improving. Made herself a pair of sheep-skin gloves today. Patsy’s at work in the garden. Dellah and Bettie are weeding walks and cutting down weeds in the yards. – – I rested tolerably well tonight.

One comment on “Thursday, 10 August, 1865

  1. monica haynes says:

    I love this journal. Thanks for everything you do bring it to us.

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