Aug 7 – Went over to burg in morning. Got paper. Took Sarah to Kalamazoo. She went to Shelby. Went to Katharines took dinner.
Aug 8 – Not very well. No work in particular. Had a heavy thunder shower in night. U. S. Grant Buried.
Aug 9 – Mercury 87. Ethan, Dell and Jim went to Gull Lake. Will Clark, Bill went up to W. W. R___.
Aug 10 – Jim came over put on the finishing coat of mortar. Paid him two Dollars.
Aug 11 – Mercury 100 at noon. Took Went over got Lois at noon. Took Hellen down to Marts in afternoon. Ethan putting on paper.
Aug 12 – Mercury 93. Ethan and Hannah papering front Room. Went over to burg at noon. Clara, Edna & Sam came.
Aug 13 – Mercury 98. Went over to Burg took sive[?] home. B. A. Wing left for Hudson. Bina Earl came down here in afternoon.
Aug 14 – Hellen and I went to to Shelby ville got there ½ past one P.M. Cool day.
Aug 15 – At Shelby. Not very well.
Aug 16 – At Harris House. Myron Rawson preaced there. We went up threw the Indian setlement.
Aug 17 – Went to Wayland to see the Rawson family. Saw Dr Wightman.
 His granddaughter-in-law, Clara (Youngs) Clark, and her daughter, Edna Clark; however it is unknown at this time who Sam was
 Albina Earl, daughter of Jesse Earl (see footnote to January 29th entry)
 His neighbor, George Ransom Wightman