20° Clear & Cloudy Variable January, Saturday 1, 1887
Sun rose clear but soon clouded over & continued cloudy until afternoon. Bro Charles came over to consult me about his son Richard. I drove down to Ashton. Willie with me in the sleigh. Charles and Willie came home from the "Ball" about 1.45 this a.m. The sleighing is good on the ice for there is very little snow. After dinner Charley went in the sleigh driving "Kit" to "Elton" to spend the night. Edward in bed again all day. Willie went to Danl Bank's & brought home 1 1/2 bushels of potatoes. After supper I walked up to Jos: J Henderson's to see about getting chickens.
18o Clear N.W. January, Sunday 2nd 1887.
Edward passed over last night better than I feared he would & is much better this morning. Richd. & Hallie Lea Ernest & Minnie dined with us and Charley being at home we had a very pleasant day & evening. Charlotte Rounds was here for advice & medicine.
Zero Clear N.W. January, Monday 3. 1887.
Very cold morning. Charley left for Baltimore Willie taking him to Laurel in the sleigh. They had a wretched drive of it, the roads below Spencerville being bare the now having all gone. Willie turned around after taing C down to within a mile of Laurel and came home. C walking & carrying his luggage from there to the Station. Bro: Chas brought his son Richard over to consult me again. he expects to return to Lawrence tomorrow Willie was almost frozen when he reached home from Laurel.