To day the boys finished plowing the little field in front of the house. John is still at work hauling rails. Father [Joshua James Hall] & Capt. Stubblefield came up to see me. The little woman [Margaret Hall Stewart nee Roberts] drove the horse (Gladiator) and buggy down to Mother's [Mahala* Sharp Hall nee Roberts] and back. Sam* [Samuel Houston Sharp] ground 13½ bushels of corn. weather changeable and warm.
*This Mahala is a 3rd great-grandma to the Keeper of this family history blog. Sam is a 2nd great-grandpa, and is Mahala's son.