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Diary Typescript

Part of Smith family papers

422 February lst - This has been a pleasant day but my trip of yesterday has about laid me up and consequently I have been about Home 2nd I delivered to E D Powell one Stag that I sold him for $60 The Steer I Bought of Mr. Marshall for $25 he (Powell) Sold for me for $33. 40 3d About the Farm &c I loaded my wagon with Tobacco this evening 4th I went to Henderson to day in Company with B F Martin I cffivered to Burbank & Bro 1 Load of my Tobacco that weighed Good 885 at 8 cts Lugs 630 at 6 cts Trash 560 2 cts Amt in all ' to 119, 80 Expenses &c $6 I received from Kriel & Smith On Order of E D Powell $75 From Burbank on order of Ben Smith $48. 95 for 1 Cow Hide $3. 85 I Paid a note I gave L Martin Amt to $81 mh) 5th Sunday I was about Home all day] This was a wet dis agreeable day I striped out some Tobacco in my Shed that belonged to Evans Gibson There was only 352 lbs Lugs G & Trash I sold it to Person Latta for $4 per Hundred Amt to $4. 08 8th I went to the Walnut Bottom in company with G B Martin & B F Martin I found one of my steers that had Strayed off and _ Drove him home in the evening _ 9th I went to the Bottom on a trading expedition again this I morning with some Gentlemen representing the Firm of Burbank & Co 10th I Delivered dto Burbank & to Burbank & Co 24 Head of Cattle 23 Head at $40 Per Head and one at $25 Amt in all to $970 I sold them some more Cattle but have not delivered them as yet I made some money on these Cattqle but as I am not through delivering yet I cannot tell how much I Dlivered one Load of Anderson Tobacco that ` weighed Good 1085 lbs Lugs 715 Amy Amt to $144 I delivered a Load of Nace Williams Tobacco on the 6th that Wighed Good 700 Lugs I 455 Trash 690 Amt to $116. 20 I made a mistake in my dates for the month and ommditted the sixth as above 11th This Has been a Cold day I went to Church Meeting this morning but the Preacher did not come 12th Sunday This is a gloomy Looking Sabbath Morning I spent the day about Home as there was no Church in the Neighborhood