A colde day. Jim & Ben hauled some wood. Kate Harvey come and eat dinner with us. This evening dressed some fowls. Ben killed them. Kate caught them for him. Then Josie and Kate and I picked them tonight. Ben and Jim packed them in a barrel. Ready to send off. Josie and I made some bats and set by the fire all we could. The children is still improveing.
A good day. Marvin planted some Tobacco. Carrie washed this morning She got done before 10 oclock then she killed a chicken for Dinner I gathered some Straw Berries and [cpp] capped them we had all that we could eat & some to Preserves This evening we went to Gretna to see John & Tenia. We eat supper with them John has a nice house we [w??] [Turnished?] I think we got home a bout Dark now we are ready for the Bed.