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Solde reasonably well I think.
Ben gave me a pair of overshoes to night.
A very colde day. Partly cloudy. Jim & Ben hauled in some feed then stripped tobacco for Mr Owen. Tonight they went to Marvins to help tye tobacco. Josie ironed some this morning. We both had a hand in getting dinner. We cooked cabbage & beans and made a crum pudding. I have set by the fire all that I well could. The children went to school. Heard today that Dorothy Worsham has scarlet fever. Mrs Edmons is very sick. Her daughter Mrs Hutcherson went to stay with her. I hope they all will soon be well.
A good day. Jim went home. Marvin went to Gretna. Jim went with him that far. Ben helped Owen strip tobacco a while. Ben & Josie and the little children went to the school house. The car stuck in the mud as they came back home.
Tonight Marvin & Ben went to the farmers meeting to night. Josie got dinner & supper. Lees folks are having a dance. Oscar has bin hunting some one to make musick. Mr Owen would not go. His baby is sick. Mrs Edmon is sick. Marvin went to see her this evening. I have not bin well today.
I have 5 little chickens. Hope I can rais them.
Josie ironed today. I got dinner. This evening I went to see Mollie Reynols. Johnson finished stripping tobacco this evening and loaded it on the truck. Floid Reynols is bad off with colde. Mollie got a letter from Julia today. Mildred is a bout well a gain.
This morning the ground was covered with snow. It has bin cloudy all day but no weather. Jim and Ben stripped tobacco. Mr Owen & Luke went to Gretna with a load of tobacco. It solde very well. I have felt sorry for them to be out in such weather. I hope it wont make them sick. Henry went to school. Edna had a colde and staid at home.
I got the most of the dinner. Josie sewed some on her quilt. I milked the cows and fed the calf and chickens. Brought 4 buckets of water and did not fall down. I am a fraid to do what I might. We did not see any of Marvins folks. Guess he is stripping tobacco all that he can fixing for market.
Snowed a gain last night. This morning was very colde. Ben milked the cows for me and fed the calf. Jim and Ben stripped tobacco. Henry did not go to school. He made pathes a round to several places. I fed the chickens and brought some water. I have 18 little chickens for the hawk I am a fraid. We cooked dinner in the dining room by the fire place. Wood is scarce for the range.
Edna still has a cough.
A skiff of snow this morning. All gone tonight. Jim loaded the wagon with tobacco and started to Gretna. I hope he got there ok. Ben and Josie went to Jim Powers. Mrs Car did come with them home. They think now that they will go to Charlottsville in the morning.
A beautiful day. Ben and Josie got up at three oclock in the morning and dressed and started for Charlottesville. They got to Gretna in time to take the train. Jim staid all night at Chatham and come to Gretna and solde a load of tobacco. He got back home a bout dark. He was very well pleased with what his tobacco brought. Henry went to school. The rest of the children done as well as could be expected. Franklin was sick the most of the day. Mabel staid up tonight until after nine oclock.
They are all abed now and a sleep but Edna.
Made a place for little chickens and mended some this evening. Josie went to Carries. I staid with the children. Annie and Ta??ie Doss come. Brought the suit case home. I have got a very bad colde. Hope it will be better soon.
I am so near a sleep that I cant write much.
Two of them was for Jim. I do hope he may have good luck with them.
Today is 56 years a go I was married.
Marvin is here tonight. They are all in the dineing room talking.
A clear colde day. Ben finished stripping tobacco. Dave Walker went to Chatham. Jim went with him. Marvin carried them to Gretna. Josie got dinner. I washed some this morning. This evening Carrie come and all of the children a little while. I was glad that they come. Charles Harvey come in here a few minutes this evening.
I am so anxious to see all of the children. It keeps so colde that I cant go to see them and they dont come.
Josie washed this morning. This evening Carrie and the children come. Josie and Carrie made some candy. They made peanut and walnut candy. It was very nice and good. Heard today that Mr Doss was killed this morning. Blown up by a lighting tank at Mr Irbys.
A good day. Jim and Ben cut some in the woods to day. Ben loaded on his tobacco on John Tuckers truck this morning. Ben intends going to Danville in the morning. Josie got dinner. She got turnip salet. The first that we have had this year. I ironed some. I went to Marvins this evening. While I was there a man came and bought a cow from him.
I sowed a border on Effies quilt to day. Josie got some salit for dinner to day. She worked on a dress for Mabel a while this evening. I went to Marvins a few minutes this evening. Carrie had finished a dress for Hazel.
Rain this morning. Clear and very colde this evening. Ben & Josie went to Cedar Forest this morning. We all went to Strait Stone this evening except Jim. He staid at home all day. A Mr Upshaw lectured this evening to a large crowd. His talk was fine I thought.
There was a lot of people there that I know but I did not speak to many of them.
A clear colde day. Vegetation was partly frozen. All tender things was bitten by the colde. Jim mauled. Ben plowed. Josie straitened up the house and got dinner. I ironed some this morning. Josie went to Marvins. I went to George Blairs.
Cloudy most of the day but no rain. Jim worked in the garden most of the day. Ben went to the island for guano. Carried a log to the saw mill. Henry went with him. Josie got dinner and supper. She baked light rolls for supper. I ironed all the morning. Tonight John come to see us. I am glad that he come.
Jim has a very bad colde. I am sorry for him.
Josie and Ben and the children went to Jim Powers this evening. Mrs Car started to Lynchburg this evening. Ben carried her to Long Island this evening. Ben & Josie went to Mr Dews this evening a little while. The preacher Mr Street staid at Marvins last night.
Jim staid a round here all day.
A good day. Ben & Jim worked on their tobacco land all day. Josie scrubed floors and got dinner. Kate Harvey & Carrie Smith come to see us this evening. I was not at home. Reese Smith carried Grace Brumfield and I to Mr Worshams pond. We fished. Caught a few. Had a pleasant day. Come by Renan. Clack Hubbards baby was sick. Dr Owen was gone to Chatham.
The boys stayed at home until late this evening then they went to Gretna with Nellie. Brother Letcher and Ernest and Lottie and the children come this morning. I was glad that they come. Denia and Isla & Cordie come to see Lottie this evening. I was glad that they come. Letcher brought me to Tim Bennetts. I left Mabel sick. I am uneasy a bout her.
Carrie and the children come here a while this evening. Mabel has cried a lot today. I am certain that she is not well. Julia & Edna and Franklin and Virginia Wooding all went to Marvins to hear them sell. Had a car[?]
A good day. Ben & Henry and Franklin went with Marvin to Chatham. They staid all day. Jim come with them home. Josie staid at home & done the work. Charley Harvey spent the evening with Fannie Power at Aunt Josies. He carried her to church to night. I got the breakfast and milked the cows then went fishing. Reese Smith carried me. Hugh Brumfield went two. We did not catch any thing but I will go a gain the first time I can get to go.
Heard tonight that Capt Tate is very sick.