8 – Weather very fine – Went to Town & found our four Sons, who all arriv’d last night from Hagers Town in good Health & slept at Mr. Steretts. Mrs. T. went to Town & return’d home to Dinner. I din’d at Mr. Rob. Gilmores for the first time –
From the journal of Captain Henry Thompson, October 8, 1814. Courtesy the Friends of Clifton.
18 – Very beautiful day, indeed the most so of any we have had this summer, with an appearance of its continuance ~ Took all hands to the Meadows, made a Stack of fine clover, from thence to Town, came home to dinner & again over to the Meadows, had ten hands at work & did well – Mrs. T walked to Mr. Steretts in the forenoon & to Mr. Peters in the Evg.
From the journal of Captain Henry Thompson, June 18, 1814. Courtesy the Friends of Clifton.