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September 13-15, 1865

Wednesday, September 13, 1865.

not well to day busy to day the festival comes off for the children vincent down about 7 o quite a number of children and adults were thy all seemed to enj

Thursday 14

oy [enjoy] them selves very much i did not go out untill evening Julia and i went to hear blind Tom i was much Pleased with the preformance excepting we had to sit up stairs wich made me furious

Friday 15

another warm day. Poor Frank Duglass died this morning or 12 o last night i went to meeting cant say it did me much good as i went

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3 Responses to “September 13-15, 1865”

  1. Francesca Truax March 14, 2013 at 7:27 PM #

    Period 5

    The language, spelling wise, has changed very much since then. I would like to find out more about who Nelly is.

  2. Kelsey Farkas March 18, 2013 at 4:20 PM #

    Period 3

    Throughout all of the journal entries, their are many changes in spelling and grammar that don’t appear in our writing today. These errors made it hard to comprehend what I read mostly because of the absence of sentences.

  3. Kaileigh March 19, 2013 at 8:46 PM #

    Period 1

    First, I was wondering why her birthday was not a very good day for her; does she not like when her birthday arrives? I also saw how she misspelled many words which I believe are from lack of education, but why she kept changing the way she spelled the same words was a bit strange to me.

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