Really beautiful day, feel much better did not rest very well however, received a paper from home visited Dr. Hd. [illegible].
Mrs Harp had the misfortune to fall from her [illegible] while proceeding with the Gen. on a visit to the picket lines. our
Government is about to supply the suffering families in our lives with food and clothing, kept house for the Dr. again today
he is absent of the [illegible] Write or copied into my last years diary, no news from home, except the paper. "Trust no future,
however pleasant lest the dead past bury its dead Act, act in the living present. Heart within and God ahead."
Very cold but pleasant day. Feel middling well. Kept house for Dr. Munson again, wrote a long time in my Last Years Diary
copying into it, also wrote a big letter to my dear friend and former teacher Miss N. M. Green, Rochester, NY. Also read in
Dr. Merler History of the Peninsular Campaign, no news from home, a very interesting book, "Speak gently to the erring; know
they most have toiled in vain; Perchance unkindness made them so. [illegible] back again. Speak kindly, 'tis a little thing,
Dropped in the heart's deep well, The good, the joy which it may bring your dying thought shall tell." "He should consider
often who can choose but once."