To day Sam* [Samuel Houston Sharp] and Hicks built a flue out of the brick from the steam house. They also put up the cooking stove. Bill is at work plowing the corn in the little field in front of the house. John is at work hauling rails. I ground 26½ bushels of corn. weather changeable & warm.
*This Sam is a 2nd great-grandpa to the Keeper of this family history blog.