Kate not well.
Mr. Boothby who is building a steam mill for us & dwelling house for himself on Hocking sent us a fat young goose for Christmas dinner.
Maggie gave me Whittier’s “In War Time”. She & her mother were down to see Annie who is yet confined to her room with diptheria. Gave Mrs. Ames coffee, soda &c to keep Christmas.
John Greenleaf Whittier published a book of poems focused on the Civil War. It's available here.