Aug 15 – Went up to Foundry in morning. Terry went up to Nathan Lamkins.
Aug 16 – Carried Ethan up to Foundry. Carried Osgood ½ bushel apples.
Aug 17 – 54.39. Carried Ethan to Foundry. Hot day. Paid Sate Beckwith $45 Dollars. Received of township Treasurer fifty four Dollars and thirty nine cts. Got some ash plank of Earl.
Aug 18 – Went up to Foundry in morning. Pulled black beans.
Aug 19 – Worked round repaired Miss Jones &c Henry c
Aug 20 – At home all day. Lois came down.
Aug 21 – Worked on Skinners buggy. No go to Foundry to day.
Aug 22 – Worked on Ives violin some. Repaired Skinners buggy Boddy.
Aug 23 – Finished Skinners buggy, painted it some. Worked on violin. B. Hartwell called here. Hot day.
Aug 24 – Went over to Burg. Saw George Browns cancer. Worked on Ives violin. Very hot.
Aug 25 – Duglass thrashed Bartons oats had 85 bushels. Very comfortable day. Finished Browns wheat. Charly Town paid 25 cts.
Aug 26 – Worked round shop and house. David Barton drawed straw home.
Aug 27 – Went to Winslows Island to a Spiritual Meeting. Fine day.
Aug 28 – Chored round. Mr Ives brot violin to be repaired. Dave Barton got out manure. Jim and George Barber cut some corn fodder. Fine day. Douglass took his machine away. Had a good rain in night.
Aug 29 – Worked on violin some and had a good rain in night.
Aug 30 – Went up to Foundry. Carried some boards for apple gatherer. Mrs Hawver here to day. Turned wheel for Clauds wheelbarrow.
Aug 31 – Ethan went up to Foundry. Bot fingerboard for Ives violin. Got Bathric violin to Repair. Mrs Betts left for Chicago.
Sep 1 – Worked on violin some. Ethan went up to Foundry. Had a heavy shower.
Sep 2 – Got five bushels wheat of M. O. Streator. Went to mill. Cleaned out Jo Lees stove &c. Jimmie Milham stayed here all night.
Sep 3 – Rainy morning. At home all day.
 George Brown’s death record shows that he died of consumption
 The son of Samuel & Catherine (Knecht) Barton
 According to the October 1, 1876 letter from Robert Crawford, Nancy was living with Hiram & Kate Crawford in Chicago
 Believe this is referring to James Edgar Milham, the son of neighbors James & Ellen (Adams) Milham. James was the brother of Martin Milham