To day the boys are at work in the mill. Hicks ground 16 bushels of corn. Father [Joshua James Hall] came up in the evening but did not remain long. Nellie* [Mary Alexandrien Sharp nee Lemaire] is at work weaving. Weather cloudy & cold with occasional showers of hail & rain & a frost at night.
*This Nellie is a 2nd great-grandma to the Keeper of this family history blog.