Saturday 30th. Mercury at 28 in the Morning—36 at Noon and 30 at Night.
An exceeding heavy close fog all day without Wind.
Staked out the fields at the Ferry Plantation to day, according to the late modification of them. Visited the Ditchers and rid to Dogue run where the People had just finished securing the corn measured yesterday and were going to grub a piece of ground for the Muddy hole plows to work on East of the Branch in Field No. 1. The Muddy hole hds. began to succour, or take the sprouts from the stumps in the New ground to prepare it for Hoeing for corn.
Killed the following Hogs
Besides the above, there are 4 Hogs yet at the ferry Plantn. to Kill—from which the overseer [will receive] the Balle. due to him.
The Snow was mostly gone especially off Grass land. Wheat Fields still were partly covered.