Thus closes my notes for the month of December and also for the year just passed and gone and now numbered with the things that were. Whether the Almighty will spare me to chronicle the daily events of the incoming year is more than I know but trusting in Him I shall enter upon the pleasing task, which is useful as a reference and may be profitable to those who have an interest in me.
Still at work at the fence. Isaac TANNER worked to day, and lost half day by sending Albert to the mill for 5 bushels of bran. The weather clear but cold. North wind blowing all day and heavy frost at night.