January, SUNDAY, 31, 1864.
very gloomy day i went down home and staid untill after ten the girls all stoped to see me there was a great many People in to see Sarah and EJ i [...] wrote to Alfred this evening
February, MONDAY, 1.
very rainy all day Nell was up we went for our guitars i did not go down to school sue was down they had quite a nice time
quite dull this morning this is the day we have to Part with our little Elwood i went down home in the morning Mrs williams laid him out very nice but he did not look like himself mr gibbs spoke beutifuly