Thursday. 4th April. 50.
Heavy showers of rain. Clear at intervals.
I wrote to Louise D’Lagnel, my back ached.
Walked with G. after dinner. Sent Ann to Chelsea, found C.s
cold improveing [sic]. Mr H. has a hoarseness, coughs & raises very much.
I assisted Margaret in cutting Crullers this morning.
The boys returned early from school; Mr P. sick.
Passed my evening hearing Julia her [Blair ?], and listening to her Music. Assisted Remsen in his composition.
Wednesday Friday. 5th /50.
Mon Ami presents me a book
Damp, dull sky, rain in the air.
I felt inclined for sleep this morning.
G. arose first. We took our quiet break fast, then all our
family dispersed to their several vocations. G. and J. had
a conversation on babies. I sent my letter to Louise.
Wished to go up to see Catharine but do not feel strong enough.or [assumed] that it will not rain.
Mr Fullgraff came to give his lesson.
Mr H. went to collect his rents from Chelsea.
Mrs Kembell reads to night. “Measure for Measure”. The evening is very inclement.
Saturday. 6th April. 1850.
A deep Snow
What a surprise, the ground white with
Snow, deep, and heavy. But it will soon clear away, as the sun.shines forth. Julia passed her morning at the desk. Commen.ced a composition on the pleasures of memory; she strives to excel, but must come to me for assistance.
I sent her to pass the evening with Rima Carpenter. Mr Cornell escorted her home. She found Mrs Smith, not so well.