To day the boys are still at work splitting rails to enclose the mill field. Sam* [Samuel Houston Sharp] & Nellie* [Mary Alexandrien Sharp nee Lemaire] remained down at Mother's [Mahala* Sharp Hall nee Roberts]. I ground 1½ bushels of corn and then worked in the garden. weather changeable and warm.
*This Sam and Nellie are 2nd great-grandparents to the Keeper of this family history blog. Mahala is a 3rd great-grandma, and is Sam's mother.