Wednesday, 21 December, 1864

A cold, rainy, disagreeable day till about noon. Hardie felt well enough this evening to have an hour or two play and fun with Liv and Mack, running and exercising.1 – – Bartlett burnt the chimneys.2 Let Frederick have the day to shoemake for himself. – – The hands are getting wood for Xmas.

  1. Leo and Mack are family dogs.  (back)
  2. Anyone have an idea what Bartlett was doing?  (back)