Saturday, 27th January, 1866

Rather a gloomy looking day. – – Hardie went partridge hunting and met with Ju and Horace, who returned with him to dinner. Ju brought his medical acct. with him for me to look over. – – They had fine sport shooting. Killed a great many partridges, &c. – – Nan rode to see Mrs. Lipscomb and carried her some molasses, pickles and sugar. She is better today. – – Hardie brought me a letter from Mag. – – Ju informed me today that I could sell the mill for $1500 if I would.