Jan 2 - Good sleighing. Wheat 1.25, Hay 10.00, Potatoes .31, Butter ---- Oak logs .50 ft., -hit wood .50 pr hundred, poplar siding $10.00
Jan - Thermometer -05°
Feb 2nd - 2 degrees above.
Feb 3rd - 14°, 4th -14°. George Day bought and paid for the first Plaster this year. He bought two lines
Feb 6th - Wheat 1.56, corn 75., Potatoes 37½
Feb 12th - Charles Ervers went from here to his Uncle Jefsee. (Jessee) Feb 15th - I bought him back 16#. He left again for his Uncle Jefsee (Jessee). I did not go after him again.
Feb 16th - Settled my guardianship of Alna S. Mc Allister thru day with himself and got his receipt in full.
March 19th - I am Fifty three years old to day. It was a Dry cold day. Roads good. My health was good the past year. Thermometer 08° in the morning and 36° at Noon.
March 18th - Mifs Frances H. Bacons school in the district ended this day. There was a celebration. Mifs Bacon gave very good satisfaction. Her wage was 3.50 pr. week and board round.
Arpil 3rd - Sold the Flouring Mill site to Volney Chapin. Twelve hundred inches of water for Fifteen hundred dollars. Chapin is to do three quarters of the repairs on the Dam & Mill race.
14th - It commenced at Noon to Snow. And we had a great snow storm. It was about six inches deep.
May 4th - My last tooth in the upper jaw was extracted.
5th - Robert Geddes sold the last of his Wheat crop for 1.62½
10th - Wheat is 1.75 pr Bu In Ann Arbor. Potatoes .27½ - Corn .69
May 17th - Rachel Eliza Terry + Joseph Kerrick were married. It was a rainy day & the next day was rainy. Myself, Wife + three children were at the Wedding & Robert L. & Jane Geddes.
June 10th - Wheat is $2.00 pr bu. 26th - Wheat is 1.75
June 26th - Bought a new One Horse wagon with two spring seats. It cost $56.50.
June 30th - Sold my One horse wagon for seven dollars to Burt.
June 26th - Thermometer 98° at 3 O'Clock, at nine O'Clock 81°
June 27th - Thermometer at four O'Clock A.M. 80°. A very warm night
June 29th - I weighed this day 147lbs. Harrison Savage weighed 134 lbs
July 18th - Thermometer - 102°. 19th - 104½° 20th - 102° warm weather. July 24th - Newton A. Brudden sold his house in Geddesburg to William Walker for $500.00
July 21st - First new potatoes. July 31st - Wheat 1.25, corn .62
This is all there is to 1855