Hiram E. Leonard Diary, December 31, 1862

31st Wednesday  rather fine cloudy weather.  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, December 30, 1862

30th Tuesday  rather fine muddy weather for winter.  I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home at about 9 & went to bed about 10 nearly sick.”

Hiram E. Leonard Diary, December 29, 1862

29th Monday  rather a fine day for the season.  I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home at 8 ½ & went to bed about 10 nearly sick.”

Hiram E. Leonard Diary, December 28, 1862

28th Sunday  rather a fine pleasant day with ground froze a little but muddy, I did my choars went to office came back by Hoyts & home choared round went to Hoyts in evening came home about 8 went to bed at 9, David McNelly came over & brought Caroline & Elizabeth & stayed all night, T. C. Butler came to Bliss today Potter brought her.”

Hiram E. Leonard Diary, December 27, 1862

27th Saturday  rather a pleasant day but muddy, I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home by Hoyts about 8 & went to bed about 9.  T Butler came to store.”

Hiram E. Leonard Diary, December 26, 1862

26th Friday  A cloudy damp forenoon, more pleasant in afternoon & evening, but muddy, I did my choars was at office all day & evening came home about 8 by Hoyts went to bed after 9.”

Hiram E. Leonard Diary, December 25, 1862

25th Thursday  A cloudy damp muddy day & rained all night.  I did my choars was at the office all day and evening came home about 8 ½ by Hoyts got home at 9 & went to bed at 10 nearly sick all alone, Wm McNelly was married to a Miss Saint Clair & went to Chicago.”

Hiram E. Leonard Diary, December 24, 1862

24th Wednesday  rather a cloudy damp day & rained in the night.  I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home about 8 & went to bed after 9.  Cal went to Chicago [in margin] T Warren died.”

Hiram E. Leonard Diary, December 23, 1862

23rd Tuesday  rather a disagreeable muddy day & night.  I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home between 8 & 9 & went to bed before 10.”

Hiram E. Leonard Diary, December 22, 1862

22nd Monday  A cloudy damp muddy day.  I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home about 9 & went to bed about 10 no one in the house but me ___ at home.”