To day Hicks finished framing the garden posts, and commenced working on the rails. The other boys are engaged in hauling rails & wood. Bill found and drove up the steer that got out on yesterday. Sam* Sharp commenced work on the loom for Mother [Mahala* Lee Sharp Hall nee Roberts]. I ground 21 bushels of corn. weather clear & pleasant but a little cool.
*This Sam is a 2nd great-grandpa to the Keeper of this family history blog. Mahala is his mother, as well as the step-mother AND mother-in-law of JMH.