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Diary Typescript

Part of Smith family papers

382 8th At work about the Farm &c 9th Went to Henderson I was summoned as a witness in the Case of J T Moore against Martin for Slander but the Case was not called to day 19th Went to J J Allins this morning and in the evening I was Cow hunting &c 11th Striping Tobacco untill Dinner at Church Meeting in the evening Elder Lacy Preached ' A 12th Sunday I was at Church this Morning Elder Lacy Preached 13th Went to Henderson in company with G G Lilly This was a Gloomy Cold day _ 14th A Wet Disagreeable day I have been too unwell to do anything but set by the fire 15th Doing nothing in Particular 16th I was Hog Hunting in the morning in company with 4 _ A G B Martin _ 17th About the Farm &c to day 18th I was at Mr Harris singing School this morning and went to see J N Taylor in the evening he was suffering from Rheumatism I received from Dr McLaughlan $21. 60 amt that I had Loaned him Myself & G B Martin went to the Odd Fellows Lodge at Night where we were Initiated into that Mystic Organization t 19th Sunday I have been verry unwell all day and have remained in the house 20th I have been verry unwell to day and I fear I am going to be sick U 21st I felt a good deal better this morning and allthough the day has been verry bad I went to W F Quinns sale evrything sold high I Bought 2 head of Cattle for $49. 50 7 Hogs for $91 1 Wardrobe $5. 50 I Stove $4 a Lot of Oats &c for $1. 40 22nd I was verry unwell this morning but went up to the Quinn Place in company with B F Martin after the Stock we had purchased &c the day was verry Cold and disagreeable and I fear this trip will lay me up