Saturday, 13 May, 1865

Quite cool still. All hands went fishing again today, i.e., Hardie and the Lieut., accompanied by Bill. Zac’s fixing up a little railing in front of the house. – – Mr. Thornton came today and laid claim to Bill’s horse. He gave him up very readily. Took dinner and left. – – Liv came in and got some buttermilk, &c. caught 319 herrings last night. – – Finished working my cloth at last, 22 yds. Have had company all the week and very little work has been done by any one. Beck finished off my calico dress this evening.