[Friday] September the 1 
This has been a very rainy day,
and I have been sewing all day till about five o'clock when it left off
raining and Mama and me went and picked some peas and beans. -- I have
been altering a frock and working some trimming. -- It has rained very
hard today and I fear much of our hay is spoilt. I sincerely hope tomorrow
may be fine. -- It is so cold this evening that I have been sitting by
the fire. --Winter approaches fast and we have had very little warm weather.