Saturday, October 26, 2013
To day the boys finished hauling cotton from Mr. Leaverton's gin. they made 3 loads, making in all 10 loads. I ground 28 bushels of corn. My son James [James Wrigley Hall] had a fever and is quite sick. Mother [Mahala Sharp Hall nee Roberts] came up and spent the day she also remained all night. weather cloudy & cool, with indications of rain.