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I must now prepare to retire as I feel a little
drowsy and I always like to read my bible
with all my insight roused and capable
of treasuring its sweet precepts Lord let me love
my Bible more. Take fresh delight by day to read
its pages over and meditate by night.
February 5th Williamsburg 1850
The weather still continues cold no moderation what
ever the ground is all frozen fine prospect for filling
Ice houses. I hope all may be sucessful in pro-
curing that luxury for it is really a luxury in
summer when the tongue is parched with the
scorching fever. I could never refuse the last
particle to the poor invalid. Mr. Charles has
just returned from the Ten pin alley. I have
never known him to remain so late before
past eight o'clock. I really became so anxious
for his return. I could not refrain from tears.
My sister was much disappointed at not
being able to attend a party in town
which she has been anticipating all day.
But unfortunately she had no escort.
She had some teeth plugged today and is