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/ Rain / Meet hung / Unwell / Oxen Died / Jugt by Moore & McBain /
The Wind is from the N. E. & quite cold ground froze. It is
Sprinkling rain and snow
We hung our Meet in the Garret We have 15 Midlings 15 hams &
shoulders & - Joles We have used 31 Joints & 7 Midlings & 11
Joles over half gone the Meet We took a large oven up & put
a fire & made a Smoke, it is so far, saving verry well I am
not verry well Our old White Oxen has got down cant git up
in the Crib yard he has been neglected while I was gone to
Huntsville died at night
I see in the Union & Despatch (Weakly) 14th of March, Memphis
is to have a Nicholson pavement. The contract to pave the
several prominent streets has been awarded to Taylor McBain &
Co of Chicago at a cost of $2,000,000. I wonder if this McBain
is not one of the men I got a Jugt agt Moore & McBain for over
$13,000 damages for cutting & carrying off my Cedar Timber.

Sun 17 / Snow / Bad & disagreeable weather / Not well bad cold / Not well
The morning is cloudy, partially so, & verry cold the Snow has
melted off some yet the ground is partially covered The Wind
is from the N. & N. W. it is clouding up like there would be
more falling Weather The Snow has mostly melted the Weather
is cold, damp & raw, verry disagreeable & bad upon Old & Weakly
constitutions. I have taken somehow, a renewed cold that is
effecting me verry much I have been quite unwell all day.
William has stayed at home & read all day, I dont know what he
is reading but he has talked but little.

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