January 2, 1888
Wrote leaflet favoring repeal of Internal Revenue. Fifty dollars from dear Mrs. Sweetyer[?] with whom I went to Russia. Beginning of Rest Cottage clubs[?] could[?] be only I was utterly ""done out"" & went to bed right after tea.
January 3, 1888
Dearest Mother's 84th Birth Day. How blessed am I to have so blessed a Mother as ""Saint Courageous"" to cheer me on my way. No words may measure the meaning of this gracious gift
January 4, 1888
Mrs. Ada Bittenbender our new Supt of Legal Work spent the day & we had much talk about her work in Washington whither she goes tomorrow. She is a marvel-to carry a bill she has no superior.
January 5, 1888
House a humming hive as usual with happy work for God & Home & Native Land. Never did I better see the beauty and charm of uses- as Swedenborg hath it. God be thanked for health of mind & body. Geo. C. Hall to tea & talk.
January 6, 1888
Went to the city & signed papers as incorporator, for Mrs.
Carse's Temple. Much contradiction on part of Bro. Hobbs. I must