To day the boys are at work completing the fence and in putting up posts & bars at the lower field. Sam* [Samuel Houston Sharp] rode my horse Gladiator out cow hunting and also carried Toby [Horace Oscar Hall] home who had been staying here for the last several days. I ground 40 bushels of corn. weather changeable & warm with indications of rain.
*This Sam is a 2nd great-grandpa to the Keeper of this family history blog.