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Part of Smith family papers

503 7th I was in the Bottom again to day 8th I was at the Fair to day The crowd of People was good but the Fair itself was poor 9th I went to the Bottom to see after my Cattle &c 10th Went to the fair again to day &c llth I was at Church Meeting in the evening Elder Miller preached 12th Went to the Walnut Bottom to Church to day Elder Miller preached I took dinner at J H Crenshaws 13th I was in the Bottom again to day &c 14th 15th 16th 17th I have been busy attending to my Cattle &c We had a fine Shower of Rain at night 18th Went to Henderson in company with J H Jacobs I found the Rose Life insurance had been Collected by the Henderson National Bank 19th Sunday There was no Church to day and I spent the day at Home 20th I have been verry unwell all day allthough I was riding around Cattle Hunting &c 21st I went to the Rose Farm in Company with J H Jacobs & the Agent of the N Y Life Insurance Company W J McCord Came Home in the evening and went to a weding at Hosea Smiths and had the pleasure of seeing Mr John Bal ? & Letty Smith united in the Holy Bonds of Matrimony after which we Partook of a Bountifull Supper which was welcome at least to me I sincerely wish this couple a Happy and Prosperous Journey W through life and may they never regret the step they have taken 22nd I have been so unwell to day that I remained at Home 23d I was at Home untill Dinner when I went to Corrydon with my Sister Mary Ann to see One of my Brother Thomas Smiths Children that was sick 24th I went to Corrydon again this morning Little George Smith was verry bad with Croup and when I left in the evening I never expected to see him alive again