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Archive for January, 1870

Blacksmithing again, worked on our bread wagon again.  It has snowed all day.  Went to singing school again, there were two violins and a base viol, good time

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Went to church and sunday school, wrote a letter home, went to the Baptist prayer meeting in the eve and then to a lecture in our church by a minister from Rocksbury.

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Blacksmithing again on our bread wagon, I drilled the tires this afternoon.  My arm feels rather lame. Had a splendid time sitting in the house in the eve, singing, playing the flute and reading.

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Blacksmithing again, worked on our bread wagon, set the tires on it today.  Got a letter from home saying that [Honistus] Walcott died last Sunday or Monday.  Peace to his soul. Went to the singing school in the eve.

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Blacksmithing again, began on a bread wagon, worked all day on it.  Another warm splendid day. Went to a party down to [visit] Tubbs, got home at twelve.

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Blacksmithing again, got our covered wagons done.  Making fou[r] in number.  Another splendid day, just like spring this is. Another dance to night but I didn’t go, reading Charley Bell.

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Blacksmithing again, worked another day on our covered wagons. It has rained steady all day.  To day a passenger train ran over this road for the first time.  Went to the Lodge, we elected officers for next quarter,  Sarah Newell for W.C.S. Edd Craigie got his angry passions rise because there was something said about Queen Victoria, made a bull of himself.

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