Saturday 15th. Thermometer at 30 in the Morning—42 at Noon And 39 at Night. Wind at No. West all day, and abt. Noon pretty fresh. Ground hard froze all day.
A little after Sun rise, in company with the Gentlemen who came yesterday—Colo. Humphreys, Majr. Washington & Mr. Lear, went a hunting; but did not get a fox on foot nor is it certain we ever touched on the trail of one. The Gentlemn. and Lund Washington (who joined us) came home to dinner, & returned home afterwards.
The Acct. of the horses at the Ferry Plantation, which had been mislayed (after taking it the 16th. of Octr.) is as on the other side.
|A bla. horse. Prince 15 hds. high a striek of wh. down the face||20|
|A bla. horse—Dick—14 hands Star in the forehead||unkn.|
|A Small bay Mare Kitty 13 hands Star in her forehead||13||Working Mares|
|A bla. Mare Nancy—14 hands. Small star left fore foot white.||7|
|A Grey Mare Peggy—14 hands||14|
|A Sorrel Do.—Bonny—14½ Do.—Star in her forehead||14|
|A Grey Do.—Fly—13½—black legs||9|
|A Black horse 13 hands—3 yrs. old next spring—small Starr—dam Nancy. Sire Robinsons horse||Unbroken Horses and Mares|
|A bla. ditto—3 yrs. old in the Spring blaze face, white noze, and two hind feet white|
|A bay horse 13½ hands 4 years old next Spring—dam dead Sire Leonidas|
|A Bay Mare 12½ hands. 3 y. old next Spring—black legs dam Kitty—Sire the dray|