1843 July 15th Began to cut oats this day.
17 Cutting oats.
18 Finished. 19th halling up wheat.
20 & 21 Halling up wheat & oats.
22 Treading wheat * finished cho[?]ing
corn. Layed by our cotton & potatoes.
From 24th to July 19th cutting & hewing
logs for granary & hilling up new
Weather remarkably dry.
July 30th at night we had a fine
rain to wet the ground.
31 Hilling & plowing new ground.
Tobacco It has been raining all day
nearly beating out flax seed & then quitting.
August 1st Cool & damp weather warming a little.
2nd Sewed turnip patch this day also
sewed turnip seed in lot.
3rd Plowing tobacco & halling up logs
for granary & hilling up tobacco.
4th Raining & we are all in the house.
Weather warm & fine for corn [scribble]
5 Rained very hard last night & still
raining this morning.
6th Tolerably fair & maling at Harmony.
7. Still fine growing weather.
Sent by W. Lewis & waggon to
Lynchg 9 1/200 bus. wax to sell.
8 Rain ing till about 12 oclock & then
clear off & very pretty evening.
9 Raining again this morning.
10th Raining this day ag[sic] again.
11thFair this morning & fine growing weather.
24 It has been cloudy and rainy nearly
all this month. Meeting commenced last
Friday. Tomorrow will be our week
good state of feeling amongst the
church service. Joined Bro Dews *
myself made out $18 for Bro Dodson &
McClaughahan[?]. [Ins.?] our pastor.