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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 22-24, 1863

Thursday, January 22, 1863. very dull Nellie and i went out shoping she bought a dress and i cut it out for her lizzie stoped at our house and staid untill it was time to go to the lecture we went to the Friday 23 lecture it was very good not many out owing to [...]

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February 3-5, 1863

Tuesday, February 3, 1863. we had to open school ourselves meeting at holmes very few out very cold and no fire Nellies home and could not go Mr frehuil lead the meeting Wednesday 4 bitter cold day i have not ventured out to day Nellie being lame she wont get up here i have bin [...]

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February 9-11, 1863

Monday, February 9, 1863. up here for some time on a Sunday evening very fine day Nellie was up this afternoon an staid untill i went to school no teacher yet or any Prospects Tuesday 10 of any John an Sue has make up again i have bin sick all day did not go to [...]

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February 15-17, 1863

Sunday, February 15, 1863. very dull day i went to church in the afternoon we had quite a milatary sermon after church we went to see Barker and aunt Jane she is quite sick Bible class at nellies it Monday 16 was very nice but we did not read enough and let out too soon [...]

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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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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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March 8-10, 1863

Sunday, March 8, 1863. very rainy day i went to Church in the mor’ng mr gibbs was sick consequncely mr white held forth very few out neither of the girls were out there cousin died this morning Monday 9 Tomy came up and spent the afternoon i spent a very lonsome evening very fine day [...]

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March 11-13, 1863

Wednesday, March 11, 1863. it being so stormy hannah brown stoped to see me to day my side has bin very troubelsom every since mondy the huctchinsons give a concert to Thursday 12 night to is one of [...] hes one day as one minut it is clear the next it is snowing Nellie and [...]

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March 14-16, 1863

Saturday, March 14, 1863. clear to day i went up to lizzie White spent quite a Pleasent time with her she is very Deaf went down home to see father satdy Sunday 15 very cold very fine morning snow in the afternoon we had an excellent sermon this afternoon Dr. Jones Preach mr gibbs is [...]

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