Cornelia H., age 32, North Carolina

Cool this morning but pleasant through the day. Mr Henry about the house most of the day the sows he got off Vance have pigs two of them. He got the sows (3) last Monday I believe. I got dinner. Mary spent the day with her Mother I have not been well for a week. Weakness in the back. Siddie has not been well for a day or two. He is very fretful.  *(Henry Family Papers, 1837-1911, North Carolina Room, Pack Library, Asheville, NC)