Saturday, August 30, 1919




Cloudy but no rain to speak of.
We need rain.

Jim staid at the barn all day
and is there yet.

Ben & Owen and the boys
cut tobacco. They finished Owens
and Jims. They are at the barn
now stringing leaves.

Josie got dinner.

This evening I went and got
some sweet potatoes and
washed them.

I went to Marvins a little
while late this evening.
Carrie was makeing Roy a
blouse. I brought it home
with me and have finished
the button holes & sewed on the
buttons. Marvin had finished
tieing Hatties tobacco &
commenced on Paul Bennetts.

Notes and Questions

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Ben W. Brumfield

I'm not entirely sure that the Hattie whose tobacco Marvin was tying was actually Hattie Gilbert, since Julia would have probably referred to it as William Gilbert's.