1 August 1864: “Kyle’s man Harry commenced work”

Item Description: Diary entry dated 1 August 1864 written by Leonidas Jones. He was superintendent of the Western Railroad in Fayetteville.


Item Citation: Volume 2 of Leonidas Campbell Jones diaries, #04523, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Item Transcription:

Monday, August 1st

To Egypt from Mr Bryan’s and to town, Wright up Egypt to fix frog. Joe Morrif fixing water tank at Egypt. Hired Andrew from Cal Murchison at the rate of $300 per year. Duncan Rodes commenced work at $25 per month fed and clothed. One winter suit, Kyle’s man Harry commenced work.

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