Janury [3no?] Clear N.W. 1880 Thursday 1st Beautiful winter morning with which to commence the new year. [Noah?] White called for advice. I went to Sam Cole's on horse back, taking Dora with me. Went to Wm S Bonds to see servant and vaccinate their niece. After tea Charley went to "Rockland" to the "musical" Roads extremely muddy & bad off of the turnpikeWillie went to Ashton & spent afternoon with Edwd: Chalfant. Charley got home about midnight.
35' Cloudy & Rain & Sleet N.E. Friday 2d Disagreeable dark morningWent to B Rush Roberts'. [Noah?] White called. Afternoon I went to Riverside taking Bro Chas with me leaving his horse here for son Charley to ride over after tea. Spent the evening there very pleasantly practicing some of the old pieces. Bro C & I used to play years ago. I called at "Homewood" in my drive before dinner. Had a dark drive home where we arrived at about 11 o'clock. Edwd Chalfant here to spend the night with Willie.