Henry S., age 25, Michigan

I slept pretty well last night, if I was all alone, but I shall be a thousand times happier when Kate comes.  I made a stone boat this forenoon, and got Fred Neill’s one horse plow  I took a long nap at noon, I felt so kind of tired.  This afternoon I put Jimmie on the plow and did a little plowing among the plum trees.  I got along better ten I expected to with the pony.  I made a drag with some spikes, but it does not do good wok and I must get something else.  I dug into the potato pit today and they are all so.  It looks a little like rain each day, but don’t come.  I called at Neill’s tonight.

*(R. Henry Scadin Collection, D.H. Ramsey Library Special Collections, UNC Asheville)