Tuesday feb 9th A fine thawing day Vic Carris came & we weighed my steers they averaged 1362 & I & Vic took dinner from here & went to Nira to help moove Depot we Eat dinner at Farleys but I left what we took up at Farleys we were pressed so strong we couldn’t well refuse we got the building mooved to the Spot we wanted broke Lewis’s Sled down one runner to day & one yesterday Roy done the chores & Holden visited with Mag
Mar 19th Went to Griffiths and Stapletons looking for Boar Sent Harvey [Isaac’s 9 year old son] to Farleys & Fields I found him at last at Jones got him home & shut him up thawing cool & cloudy real muddy
June 7, 1867 went to mill got grist got sugar for Mans & 3 lbs white sugar for self paid 20 cts postage for paper P M choped in sod corn we went and got King K to help me tomorrow
8th King & I chopped in sod corn finished eve hoed out Early potatoes plenty of bugs paid King 67 cts and we are square warm & dry grafts doing fine also raspberried Brownie took bull
9th Sunday warm went to Hix [Hicks] not at home went to Vix [probably Vic Carris]  Had a visit Kate gone to bee hive to Vic went to Farleys tried mare no go
 Victor and Catherine Carris were neighbors of Isaac’s and, evidently, close friends for Isaac named his fourth son after his neighbor, Victor.