Pa and I went down to Ball’s and helped finish the threashing, then I came back and hitched up [?] drew the potatoes and went to plowing. Pa and Willie went to Ann Arbor after the colt but he is a hard one and not ready yet. It has been terrible hot and no breeze all day.
*(R. Henry Scadin Collection, D.H. Ramsey Library Special Collections, UNC Asheville)