Thursday. May. 6.th. 1840.
Clear, and cool, fine bracing weather.
Fires nessessary [sic] as in winter. Keep one in my room; to carry on my doctoring by. Do not get up as early as I did, on account of weakness, near seven this morning. Took oysters twice to.day, without any seasoning. Garret looks thin, his corns painfull. Chews tobacco as bad as ever. Remsen cut two teeth.
Children all well; Julie looking quite well again, growing fat. Louis fat & hearty, a mischievous little rogue. G. Had a letter from the Dr [Garret’s brother from Stone Ridge] he talks of comeing down next week. Expect Maria, also. Henry paid me a visit, this morning, look very well. Altered all Sisy’s pantalets, a troublesome job. Garret sent me 1.$. to buy cake for tea. Vandmark staid all night with us. A small piece of cake made me feel quite sick. The symptoms