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.
To day all hands commenced putting up the fence and came within 20 panels of enclosing the field. The little woman went to Mrs. King's. No other incident. Weather warm but very cloudy and light mist of rain.