Hiram E. Leonard Diary, June 16- 22, 1864

“16th Thursday rather cool & dry for June. I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home about 8 ½ & went to bed about 9 ½ sick & lonesome.

“17th Friday Fine weather but more warm & dry. I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home about 8 ½ & went to bed about 9 ½ nearly sick & homesick & lonely.

“18th Saturday A fine hot dry day some cloudy. I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home about 9 & went to bed about tiard & nearly sick & lonely as death. George A Potter went to Wheaton & Danby came home in the stage about sunset tiard & sick eat no supper.

“19th Sunday A warm cloudy damp morning & we had a shower during the night or in the morning, cleared off hot was some cloudy all day & looked like showers, I did my choars was round home the most of the day hoed in garden & worked in celler went to office with H Gould about 4, he and family went up to Caroline Wrays about 11, I worked amost all day went to bed about 9 tiard lonesome & about sick. George was not up to eat breckfust till after & went out but soon got well after getting over being ashamed [in margin] Henry Gould went to Cal Wrays.

“20th Monday rather a fine day & evening, I did my choars was at the office all day & in the evening came home about 8 ½ & went to bed about 9 ½ tiard & nearly sick & lonely.

“21st Tuesday rather a fine hot dry forenoon & rained a pretty hard shower between 1 and 2 it rained tremendous hard for a short time it was very dry until the shower came which helped us much. I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home at 8 ½ went to bed at 9 ½ sick & lonesome [in margin] first shower for many week.

“22nd Wednesday fine growing day the most so that we have had for many weeks. I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 9 ½ sick & lonely.”

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