Cornelia H., age 32, North Carolina

I sewed some on Gussies body. Matt made Ann’s skirt Mr Henry about the mill he is very well pleased with the rent George pays, snow melting slowly still cold we have had very bad weather for a month now. I will be so glad to hear the frogs for then I will think spring is coming.  *(Henry Family Papers, 1837-1911, North Carolina Room, Pack Library, Asheville, NC)