Wednesday March 9th 
There was a slight snow last night but so much wind with it that by this morning it had nearly all disappeared. Cousin Jane returned home last week. Miss Bena is down here spending some time with us she is very weak and unable to sit for lunch.
Source: Malinda Ray Diary, Anna Sutton Sherman Papers, North Carolina State Archives. See also David A. Ray Papers, Southern Historical Collection, UNC-Chapel Hill