Hiram E. Leonard Diary, January 31, 1861

“31st Thursday fine cold winter weather & good sleighing.  I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home about 9 & went to bed about 10 nearly sick.”

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Hiram E. Leonard Diary, January 30, 1861

30th Wednesday rather a cold day but good winter weather.  I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home about 9 & went to bed about 10 nearly sick with a cold.”

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Hiram E. Leonard Diary, January 29, 1861

“29th Tuesday rather a fine day & evening but cold. I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home about 9 & went to bed about 10 nearly sick.”

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Hiram E. Leonard Diary, January 28, 1861

“28th Monday rather a fine cold day & evening. I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home about 9 and went to bed about 10 nearly sick.”

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Hiram E. Leonard Diary, January 27, 1861

27th Sunday rather a fine cold winter day & evening. I did my choars was at home the most of the day a writing & reading went to the store in afternoon, & Wrays & Hoyts near night came home about 9 & went to bed about sick. David McNelly went home about 3 or 4 oclock.”

DuPage County Map from the 1874 Atlas

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Hiram E. Leonard Diary, January 26, 1861

26th Saturday a fine cold winter day. I did my choars was at the store all day & evening came round by Wrays a little before 9 with D McNelly & he came home with me before 10 & stayed all night.  David McNelly came & brought Caroline, Wrays wife home in afternoon.”

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Hiram E. Leonard Diary, January 23, 24, & 25, 1861

23rd, 24th, 25th Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday good snug winter weather & pretty good sleighing. I did my choars was at the store all day & evening came home about 9 & went to bed about 10 nearly sick with a cold.”

 

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Hiram E. Leonard Diary, January 22, 1861

“22nd Tuesday fine winter weather. I did my choars was at the store all day & evening came home at about 9 & went to bed about 10 nearly sick with a cold.”

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Hiram E. Leonard Diary, January 21, 1861

21st Monday pretty good weather for winter & very good sleighing. I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home about 9 & went to bed nearly sick with a cold.”

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Hiram E. Leonard Diary, January 20, 1861

20th Sunday A fine pleasant cool morning & beautiful day & evening for winter. I did my choars wrote the most of the day, at the house called at the store in afternoon and at Hoyts towards night & Wrays. came home before 9 & went to bed nearly sick with a cold. Wm McNelly came over & carried Caroline, Wrays wife home with him.”

Hiram Leonard’s home at 3S381 Winfield Road.

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