It has been a nice day, Ma and Effie went to Dexter this afternoon. I rode over to Blodgetts school house on the pony. Mr. and Mrs. Butler were here at supper and spent the evening. I began teaching a class in Book-keeping at our school house this evening. Had 11 scholars. It is a beautiful night.
*(R. Henry Scadin Collection, D.H. Ramsey Library Special Collections, UNC Asheville)