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 we finished the carriage house. I sent Albert to Crockett to mail some letters, who returned in the evening. on yesterday Mr. Tanner took dinner with me, and I let him have 1½ Bushels of corn. weather clear & cool.