Tag Archives: Mrs. Samson

October 11, 1876

Wednesday Oct 11   A pleasant day   Carpenters finished east porch & commenced on portico   I fixed foundation   Snapped 2 loads corn & unloaded a load apples   the painter is getting along well with the horse & appears to be doing a good job   Mike Craig was maimed yesterday & the boys in the neighborhood gave him a huge Serenade last night.   Mrs. Samson called.

October 18, 1871

Wednesday Oct 18 1871  Finished thrashing at sundown  have 300 bu of Oats & 253 1/2 of wheat  the thrashers Add [Taylor] & Van & J Royer left after Supper  I settled with Samson & we are square with Field & he owes me 50 cts  with J. Whetstine & I owe him 1/2 work  with Geo Mayer & we are square  Mrs. Samson here