Sunday, November 9, 2014
To day the boys returned from Barns prairie, having gathered 2 bushels of pecans. Mother [Mahala Sharp Hall nee Roberts] came up & spent the day and remained all night. Hicks ground 5 bushels of corn. Mr. Keen came over & remained for dinner. at night a soldier belonging to Steele's Regt. stopped with me. Weather cloudy & cold with a frost & freeze at night.