Blacksmithing again. Daniels came to work today, so I helped him work in odd jobs all day. Went up to a […] party at the Ritchaul Girls boarding place.
Archive for March, 1870
Blacksmithing again. Worked on a new farm wagon with Craig and then took hold of a running part that [Craig] is going to have. Had a small party here in the evening.
Blacksmithing again…. Welded and set an axle and so got through the day. Twenty-One today and I write as my beloved brother did when this service of his life occurred. May the Lord God protect me as I journey onward from this, a new starting point of life. That brother I trust is dwelling with his heavenly Father beyond the reach of pain and suffering. Read a precious letter from My Dear Sara and it was as good as a sermon. Went to Lodge.
Blacksmithing again. I made and finished and finished up clasps most all day. Mr. Daniels hasn’t come to work yet. I made me a steel ring today; I welded it in the middle. Tonight is the last of my boyhood years as far as the number of years is concerned.
Attended Sunday School and service. Wrote a letter home and one to Brother Simon. Sent him the steel ring that I made. No meeting tonight on account of storm.
Blacksmithing again. Worked on odd jobs such as Baker brought along. Daniels wasn’t got to work yet. Went to a choir meeting in the eve.
Blacksmithing again. On old tires and horse carts and so forth. Henry wasn’t with us today on acount of his boil. Got a letter from June. Went up and saw Mrs. Mecett [?] and got my washing.