Went to all three services and feel better for it. I am reading “Over the Clifts” and like it very much. Wrote a letter to Father. Good night.
Archive for October, 1869
Blacksmithing again, worked on an old express today and made some clasps and fitted them and did most every thing else.
Blacksmithing again, ironed a wheelbarrow and began on an old express wagon. Wrote a letter to Sara, it has been a disagreeable day.
Blacksmithing again, ironed a portable top. Went [to] Mrs Wiggins in the eve. Recit a letter from Lydia. I heard the band play and then went to bed.
Blacksmithing again. I felt better this morning and thought I’d try work and I feel better still tonight. I drilled a set of wheels and then went to work on a portable top.
Layed up to day, don’t know as I shall work tomorrow or not, if I don’t I guess I shall go home.
Blacksmithing again, welded express set of new tires and not feeling very smart. I came home in the A.M. and went to bed. It is one of my old feverish turns. Rec’d a letter from Sara.