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January 1-3, 1863

Thursday, January 1, 1863. To day has bin a memorable day and i thank god i have bin sperd to see it the day was religously observed all the churches were open we had quite a jubilee in the evenin i went to Joness to a Party had a very pleasant time Friday 2 Beutiful [...]

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January 7-9, 1863

Wednesday, January 7, 1863. few out but we had a good meeting the girls called to see me to day i saw alfred last night he did not say he sent me the album but i know he did Nell and Sue were up here tonight Thursday 8 very stormy to day did not go any were but home and Marys liz and stephen at [...]

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January 13-15, 1863

Tuesday, January 13, 1863. up to see me i went down to school last night we had a very nice school we elected officers for this year Dave was down Nellie stoped to go to meeting Mary J and her son were Wednesday 14 here how glad i was to see them he is a fine boy Nellie was up here this afternoon she [...]

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January 16-18, 1863

Friday, January 16, 1863. [...] last night i spent a very agreeable evening at agustes with Nellie Cristy and Mary very favorite Nellie did not get up here to day i have not bin out all Saturday 17 day very stormy yesterday morning in the afternoon father whent out to Mr Cales Sue was up [...]

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January 19-21, 1863

Monday, January 19, 1863. in the afternoon in the evening we had a very nice Bible class great many out I wrote two letters yester morning quite cold sue and Nellie were up here i went down to school we had Tuesday 20 no teacer but will have one next monday night vincent came home [...]

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February 6-8, 1863

Friday, February 6, 1863. he lectured well very few there owing to the weather it very unfanevable [unfathomable] it was raining very fast when i came home egerton cam home with but I was home a few minute Saturday 7 this afternoon it is a beutiful day as warm as it was Colie Sarah Mary [...]

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February 12-14, 1863

Thursday, February 12, 1863. very dull day raining all the time i was out i did not go any Place but home and in Nellies i spent the Best Part of the evening with father i feel so glad i have the opportunity Friday 13 of spending an evening with him egerton came home with [...]

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February 21-23, 1863

Saturday, February 21, 1863. much better clear and cold today Nellie was up this morning i went down to rachels saw Cristiee and sally Sue was down waiting for me when i got home Sunday 22 Father was not well yesterday very stormy i have not bin able to go to church all day it [...]

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February 27- March 1, 1863

Friday, February 27, 1863. A Cristian linfe and he died like a Cristian oh that i may be calm in my last moments and Prepared sue spent the evening with me how i will miss her when she Saturday 28 goes to germantown very fine day mary gertrude and i went down to see tomy [...]

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March 2-4, 1863

Monday, March 2, 1863. a nice class lovely day Nellie and Sue were here mary and her friend Sue went out to germantown today i went down to school tonight no teacher yet the fair comences tonight Tuesday 3 John simson came home with me last night meeting out to Clayes very few out quite [...]

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