Henry S., age 25, Michigan

Drew some water from the creek this morning.  Cultivated the front yard and among the young pear trees, it was hard cultivating and made Jimmie and I sweat.  Tied up some tomatoes and pruned them into shape.  I wrote a letter to Effie this afternoon.  Kate, baby and I went up town and called at Dr. Taylor.  Mrs. Taylor’s sister is there with a friend from Ann Arbor.  I received a letter from Irving McColl; he is in Traverse City.  I hope he will surely come and see us before he goes back.  I am going to hoe corn for Fred Neill in the morning.

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