July 4th 43 degrees in the morning. A first rate day. I attended Sawmill. A journey to Whitmore Lake the order of the day.
14th Robert Geddes commenced cutting wheat gives fifty cents pr acre for cradling. A first rate crop of wheat this year in this country, very plump
24th North water wheel of Geddes mill is 16 ½ inches above the water (the lower part of the buckets) Water 19½ inches deep under water wheel
31st Flouring mill started on new Wheat. Wheat .60 pr bu. Huron low, not enough water for one grinding wheel with machinery wheel.
Aug 12th John Sinclair died in Dixboro
18th Amos Hicks commenced work for I Rogers
25th Rev. J. M. Wead started on a visit to the East.
19th Thomas J. Van Sickle finished shingling my house. the shingles are poplar siding 18 inches long
Sept 8th Finished reading the Bible by course the third time since married and commenced the fourth.
Sept 20 School commenced in the new school house.
Sept 21st Thermometer 34 degrees Sept 22nd - 30 degrees lowest so far this month
Sept 25 Wheat .62 pr Bu at Geddes Mill
26th Wheat .62 ½ pr bu at Geddes Mill. .60 at Ann Arbor
28th Henry Kirk White and Martha Stone were married (Sunday evening) none of the neighbors invited to the wedding.
29th Water enough in the Huron to run Grist and Sawmill in Geddesburg.
October The Locomotive on the Central Rail Road cannot do more half that is required of them.
22nd 13 degrees above Zero this morning
Oct 31st Robert Geddes started for Stephenson county Illinois on the Rail Road cars
31st Henry Kirk White had an Infair at his fathers. The whole neighborhood accepted and almost all there. A very pleasant evening.
Nov. 18th Robert Geddes arrived at home from Illinois.
22nd Wheat. 82 pr Bu in Ann Arbor
27th Wheat 1.00 pr Bu in Ann Arbor
29th Bought a new Cooking Stove & Patent oven 23.00 + 6.00
28th William Geddes moved into his own house.
29th - William Geddes was forcible thrown out of his own house by the Three Stuck & three others and his goods.
29th Bought a Cooking Stove of S.W. Jewett and patent oven. Cost 23.00 + 6.00
Dec 5th Settled with Joseph Rogers & Co and received a due bill for $19.47
15th Jane Geddes, Robert Geddes oldest daughter up to Ypsilanti Seminary to school. Board $1.90 and find her own bed & do her own washing
22nd Wheat .85 per bu in Ypsilanti. Built a kitchen this fall & out about $1.10
25th Christmas Day 22 degrees this morning. Sleighing good
25th Wheat .85 at Geddes Mill. 87½ in Ann Arbor
25th Pork 4.25 for over 200 hogs
27th This District discharged their teacher, Mr. Willson, for want of food in the school