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January 10-12, 1863

Saturday, January 10, 1863. a hansome album from a Phelopeno Present i am delighted with it it rained so i did not go out i was very buisy with my dres i cut the boug out Sunday 11 very Pleasent most too much so for the time of year I went to church in the morning mr. gibbs was not there mr guy spoke his remarkes [...]

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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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April 1-3, 1863

Wednesday, April 1, 1863. very fine day per the first i sent a letter to sister on mondy I have not bin out to day very buisey sewing father talkes of going home next weeke Nell and Alfred were up we had a Thursday 2 Jolly time quite stormy Em mccee paid me quite a [...]

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April 28-30, 1863

Tuesday, April 28, 1863. very Pleasent meeting at rachels Nell was here last night we went around to aunt Janes before meeting cristy came in [...]were barker had steped Wednesday 29 out very rainy all day I have bin very buisy with my Dress Nellie did not com up glasters levee cam off to night [...]

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May 1-3, 1863

Friday, May 1, 1863. from father yet lovely day very warm Nell cam up this afternoon and brought her sewing we spent the evening with [...] stoped here on her way to Saturday 2 the cars another lovely day how i would like to go [...] hannah brown stoped here to night to see what i had [...]

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May 4-6, 1863

Monday, May 4, 1863. Bridal parties came in and were married i expected to hear some objection [...] not a word the bride looked lovely the church was crowed no school Nell was up Tuesday 5 here a little while meeting at [...] very few out the groom was not there to night the grand supper comes [...]

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July 21-23, 1863

Tuesday, July 21, 1863. bin busy sewing all day This morning it rained quite hard clear in the afternoon meeting was at our house very good meeting Wednesday 22 Pop Stewart is seriously impressed Nellie was not with us all day Sunday very busy all day went around to Maryes then stoped at Nellies Thursday [...]

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December 12-14, 1863

Saturday, December 12, 1863. is quite lively very dull day i have bin very busey began to get my Dress done tom was up and went down home a little Sunday 13 while raining i went to church hardly any ones out Doct Jones Preached he gave us an exelent sermon Nell was up Monday [...]

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December 15-17, 1863

Tuesday, December 15, 1863. meeting at bustills i am sory to say i was very Drowsey after meeting we staid a little while Cristy and Virgil came in we soon went after Wednesday 16 they came in and to our surprise Cristy came up home with us Nell came up this evening Tom was not [...]

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