A very great change in the weather since the rain. Fires and overcoats are comfortable. – – Sent Beck up early this morning to work and iron today and tomorrow for Ju. – – Sent Martha up with a basket of nice loaf bread, corn and cucumbers to them this evening. – – Gave the men the day to cut wheat or do anything else they pleased for themselves. Frederick and Washington cut at Brett Lipscomb’s for $25.1Probably Sterling B. “Brett” Lipscomb, who lived close by. – – Bill convalescent, but his health is not good. He and Zac caught some nice perch this evening.