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March 20-22, 1863

Friday, March 20, 1863. to do with myself had to march Sarah Thomas and Mr Shim and fairy were at Nellies yesterday Shim is fine looking Nellie cam up this afternoon and we had one Saturday 21 of oure old time talks Sunday 22 very fine day i went to Church in the morning with […]

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March 29-31, 1863

Sunday, March 29, 1863. but she had a letter that liz was very sick she did not go very fine day mr gibbs still sick mr cuwar Preached this afternoon bible class was Postponed account of Confirmation Monday 30 Nellie and went it was a Perfect fair Sue was in Cristy galanted us to Church […]

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April 4-6, 1863

Saturday, April 4, 1863. quite a large fire near us last night neal leaft at 6 this morning Tomy sailed on Thursday for Port Roal [Royal] very stormy today snowing and hailing furiously Sunday 5 very disagreeable day raining all the morning Nellie is not well i went down to Church Mr Cato Preached very […]

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April 10-12, 1863

Friday, April 10, 1863. Mr Catto Preached his furneal sermon he spoke beutiful mr gibbs was not able to be there i know he regreted it Nellie spent the evening with me Saturday 11 very fine day reading is in town he was here this morning and did Paid one of his sosiable visits i […]

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April 19-21, 1863

Sunday, April 19, 1863. very pleasant morning to day should be keep holy by every one i fear i do not observe it as much or i should mr gibbs spok  for us it was like music to my ears to hear his voice Monday 20 again rachel and lizzie spent the evening Christy cam […]

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April 25-27, 1863

Saturday, April 25, 1863. [Fred] Duglass lectured last night at national hall stoped at nells to night and […] we went around to marys barker Promised me his Photograph Sunday 26 very fine day very windy I went to church in the afternoon mr gibbs gave us a very good sermon Bible class at mrs […]

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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 10-12, 1863

Sunday, May 10, 1863. [strikethrough] very fine day the groom and […] Preach to day after church we all in a body went to call on the bride bible class Monday 11 at Mary Joneses clear I noticed the church looke thin in the after noon No school as usaly there is a […] wonder out about […]

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May 16-18, 1863

Saturday, May 16, 1863. very fine day Nellie was here this morning we had a nice little chat about matters and things mary stoped in the evening after work i did not get down home to night Sunday 17 it has bin quite showery all day we had a very heavy thunder storm this afternoon […]

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May 22-24, 1863

Friday, May 22, 1863 her in the evening i went to Shiloh anniversery beautiful day Nellie and went out shoping for mrs potter Saturday 23 very warm day very buisy all day in the evening i went down to mrs hills to take sues bonnet Nellie went withe me mrs hill Promised me one of […]

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