Saturday first. Mercury at 46 in the Morning—58 at Noon and 57 at Night. Calm and remarkably clear and pleasant all day. A large white frost in the Morning & grd. froze.
Went with Colo. Humphreys, Majr. W. & Mr. Lear a fox hunting. Found a fox abt. 9 Oclock & run him hard till near 10 and lost him.
Passed through Muddy hole Plantation, & returned through those of Dogue run, Frenchs, & the Ferry, after the Hunt.
At the first 3 plows were at Work. The other hands were gathering & husking Corn.
At Dogue run, all hands (Plows being stopped) were treading out Oats.
At Frenchs—the same.
At the Ferry 3 plows were at Wk. in No. 3. The other hands were gathering & measuring Corn.