Thursday, 20th December, 1866

The morning rather gloomy. Bill arrived to dinner from Will’s, had not been very successful hunting, only killed two ducks. – – Liv and Hardie have been hunting most of the day and only killed a few birds. The former went in the buggy to Dr. Lewis’ for Pigeo. They returned to supper. – – Patsy finished ironing before dinner. – – Jim sick today. – – Tom cutting wood at the woodpile, Washington ploughing.