1870–Saturday, Dec. 17–Henry: worked hard to day
1918–Tues., 17–Ella: Miss Dumas washes & cleans up. Ruth irons. Anna & Met go to Burlington. Make head cheese, bread & apple pie. Write W.S. Braithwaite regarding poem “America in the War.” Send Mrs. Carrie Nortons D.A.R. papers of Miss Evylin (sic) Wright. Card to Effie Collier. Letter from Grace, Gertrude & Mrs. Fairfield. Finish packing pork. Send Helen S 4 books.