To day the boys are at work in the new ground. Nellie* [Mary Alexandrien Sharp nee Lemaire] and Pet [Florence Mahala Hall] returned from Mother's [Mahala* Sharp Hall nee Roberts]. Billy Stewart and Billy Wingfield left for Crockett. I let the latter have 50 lbs of flour for which he owes me 30$. Hicks ground 16 bushels of corn. Weather changeable and warm.
*This Nellie is a 2nd great-grandma to the Keeper of this family history blog. Mahala is a 3rd great-grandma, and is Nellie's mother-in-law. Mahala is also the mother-in-law as well as the step-mother of JMH.