To day Father [Joshua James Hall], Sam* Sharp, Frank Stewart and I with the assistance of negro boys Hicks & Joe went down to Hall's bluff in order to run the division line between Mother's [Mahala* Sharp Hall nee Roberts] lands and my own. we succeeded in making the survey after which we all returned home. weather changeable & warm with strong indications of rain.
*This Sam is a 2nd great-grandpa to the Keeper of this family history blog. Mahala is a 3rd great-grandma, and is Sam's mother.