This has been one of the most stormy days I ever saw. A raging snow from the south-west, which has lifted into every crevice and piled up into great banks in the road by the fences and buildings. I have not stired [sic] out only to do chores. I wrote pa and read the papers.
*(R. Henry Scadin Collection, D.H. Ramsey Library Special Collections, UNC Asheville)