Feb 5 – Pleasant. Set up some to day. Hank tried to take Mrs Dr Thomas picture. She could not sit still long enough, is going to try again.
Feb 6 – Blustering. I was up most all day. Got a letter from Ma. She said she would be here tomorrow if I was no better but Hank wrote that I was so guess she wont come. Sent the dirty clothes home to night.
Feb 7 – Very Pleasant. Had an awful rush for tin types. There was fifteen waiting at one time. Had to turn off seven. Took in $6.75 for tin types.
Feb 8 – Did not do any thing of account.
Feb 9 – (no entry)
Feb 10 – Pleasant. Hank sent a postal card to Will and got a letter from Fathers folks. They said Will would be Saturday.
Feb 11 – Pleasant. Mr Robinson had this building raised and it craked the wall and paper all up. Hank feels pretty blue over it.
Feb 12 – Pleasant. Hank fixed the wall as well as he could. I baked bread and fixed my balmoral this eve. Hank got me a pair of kid gloves and 12 cakes of soap and two lead pencils & some shaving sope.
Feb 13 – Pleasant. I made some cookies and crullers. There was a man preached in the street this afternoon.
 Sallie (Cole) Thomas, the wife of Dr. Oscar Thomas
 A colored woolen petticoat worn under a skirt and draped so that portions of it could be seen