Sun. April 17, 1898: Ther. warm Wea. cloudy I went and planted some garden seeds on Rob’s place, such as Peas, chartier radish, White German turnips, Pride of Italy Onion & Chufas or earth Almond. Father & I fixed fence & made some ditch this after noon. Monday 18: Ther. very warm Wea. cloudy in north. We all started home leaving the west corner of the Big Meadow place about 7-40 stopped ¼ of an hour on top for noon and reached the bottom 3-45 and got home about 6-10 after nearly 11 hours.