To day I sent Hicks in company with Captain Rose as far as the residence of my old friend Dan Dailey's in hunt of my horse Gladiator. I am still engaged in fitting up the rooms about the house. The boys commenced working at the lower field in chopping & burning logs. Sam* [Samuel Houston Sharp] ground one bushel of corn. weather cloudy & cold with strong prospects of rain.
*This Sam is a 2nd great-grandpa to the Keeper of this family history blog.