jumping jack), and some candy. [See hand-drawn figure at top right of the page.]
" For Johnny – A picture.
" Annie Phillips – A bottle of scent, and
some sugar plums round it.
" Carrie – A negro dancing girl.
" Helen – Annie, Carrie, Gertrude, and I
are going to give her "The drummer boy.
" Gertrude – Annie, Carrie, and I are going
to give her "Robinson Crusoe."
I am going to give Dr Jackson a pair of
painted handscreens, made of light green
card-board – like this – Only prettier. [See hand-drawn figure 56 in the middle of the page.]
We have put in 8 tickets for some
pianos, but of course we lost them.
I have spent about 7$ at the fair!

[The remainder of the page contains an entry for 19 December 1863 and it has not been transcribed. Please refer to the page image.]