27th May – Thunder with a few light Showers this morning, but afterwards clear’d up very fine, Wind N.W. Mr. Gale & Mr. Holliday breakfasted with us – Went to Town return’d to Dinner – Took Mrs. T. to see Mr. Browns family at Springfield. Mr. Henry Williams sent out a Colt to Pasture ~
From the journal of Captain Henry Thompson, May 27, 1814. Courtesy the Friends of Clifton.
7th – Fine warm day, went to Town and dined at Gadsbys. Purchased a Roane Colt Horse, six years old for $130. Mr. & Mrs. Harper – Mr. & Mrs. Jn. Moore came out and drank Tea ~