To day John finished planting corn in the little field. Sam* Sharp left for the army. I commenced making a loom for Mother [Mahala* Sharp Hall nee Roberts]. Hicks ground 9 bushels of wheat. Weather cloudy and warm with occasional light drizzling showers of rain.
*This Sam is a 2nd great-grandpa to the Keeper of this family history blog. Mahala is a 3rd great-grandma, and is Sam's mother, as well as the mother-in-law AND the step-mother of JMH.