[Wednesday] August the 16 [1815]
I have been all the morning making hay. -- In the afternoon, Mrs. Beamish came up with Papa and brought her black girl. -- I have been out walking with Mrs. Beamish. It is a long time since she was here and everything is much altered . -- She is now sitting talking with Mama about old affairs. I received a note from Harriet by Papa. -- I have been [a] little disappointed today, for I expected a friend this afternoon. -- We have had a beautiful day.