Henry S., age 26, Michigan

I made some doors for our new I made some doors for our new cupboard, this morning.  Put latch on outside kitchen door.  Mr. E.C. Coates came this morning with the fruit trees I ordered of Irvie.  I planted the pear trees and heeled in the apples and peach.  Hitched up after dinner and Kate and baby went up town with me.  We took baby carriage along.  Kate visited while I taught.  Received a letter from ma tonight and a postal order for some money for Kate.  Have been studying again tonight.

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