A busy day, finishing our preparations for Kate’s wedding which comes off tomorrow. Lucy making & icing cake, Nancy washing, Kate making Mrs. Cutler a new merino dress to wear on the occasion. I helping about the housework and putting the chambers in order. Mrs. W. D. Bailey, & Mrs. Burgess called. Mrs. Dawes & Major Dawes came on the evening train and Rev. S. A. McLean on the Wheeling Packet. Wm went to meeting & heard the Rev. Mr. Stewart of Barlow. Nancy went home to see her brother who has just got back from Chattanooga, wounded. She will be back tomorrow.