Saturday, January 5, 2013

Friday Nov 26th 1847

Fine day for the Season. Went to village in morning when I saw Mrs. L. Escorted her home according to her wish. Went to Halls and practice on ? Spent afternoon in making certificates. Mr J. came down to ? Eve for Thanksgiving Ball. Evening Em dressed too much. Went with Edith Smith.

Thursday Nov 25th

Thanksgiving Day.
Dark unpleasant in morning. Took O as far as Wilton. Spent morning in drawing. Dined at 2. All family present but Oliver. He with Marie probably. Finished piece after dining. Went to Mrs. D Moss ? afternoon. Mr. & Mrs. Root with Mr. & Mrs. Stockerweather. Talk and company a striking contrast with that of last year. ? I am truly thankful.

Wednesday Nov 24th

School thin. Rain poured in torrents about noon. Was out in all. Eve no prospect of pleasant Thanksgiving. ? sick.

Tuesday Nov 23rd

Still wet. Scholars few. Attended association in evening. Subject Grammar.

Monday Nov 22nd 1847

Morning pleasant. Cloudy in afternoon. Went Lecture in evening. Subject Saturn & Jupiter with other planets. Mars and density of atmosphere. Mrs L sick.

Sunday Nov 21st 1847

Went church all day. Cold and cloudy. Mr. Hall preached. Eve at home comparing Reolkin(?) with History. Mr. Chaplin preached to Young. Eve had 11 calls. Ol full.

Saturday Nov 20th 1847

Clear and cold. Kept school with 11 scholars. Had a very pleasant time. Went to ride with M. this afternoon.