Friday, 8 September, 1865

The ground is moist enough for Frederick and Corbin to plough today. – – Zac has been having some hogs caught and put in a pen this week. Injured two very much with the dogs this morning. Had one of them cleaned and put in the spring box tonight. I suppose it would have weighed 75 pounds. – – He and Hardie killed four sora this evening. – – Bake completed her poplin and light calico this morning. I finished Bill’s shirt and ran up the skirt of one double gown and commenced running them together this evening.