Thurs 8 Cloudy & cooler comfortable I mowed some lawn the terrace &c & I cut some along East with my sickle & got a basket full of grass for my cow I got sweet corn for dinner I sawd a split limb off a plum tree & pulld a few weeds out of my turnips they are faring badly this hot dry weather mostly gone I got the mail at noon no particular news Mrs Carter & her mother called Zimmerman called & got 2 boards to fix his chicken yard I dug out some water grass tis growing fast it is quite a little cooler to nite
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