Hiram E. Leonard Diary, June 1 -7, 1865

June 1st Thursday fine dry hot pleasant weather everything a suffering with the drouth & adrying up I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home about 8 ½ & went to bed about 9 ½ tiard lonely & about sick I had a letter from George O Potter they wrote one to Caroline & 1 to Griffeth.

2nd Friday hot & dry as usual, I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home about 8 ½ & went to bed at 9 ½ tiard lonely & nearly sick, Mr Scowel got home from the Army, Caroline Wray came to Russequies in stage.

3rd Saturday fine hot dry weather everything a drying up I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home about 8 ½ & went to bed about 9 ½ tiard lonely & about sick, Caroline Wray called at the office before noon & went to Willsons in afternoon & stayed all night, Rolla was with her [in margin] Mrs L Kenyon came to Lanes.

4th Sunday A fine pleasant hot day & evening & everything a drying up I did my choars was at office after breckfust came back & called at Lanes Lewey Kenyon was there I was at home the most of the day a choaring round & went to bed about 9, Boyd came after L Kenyon just at night [in margin] L Kenyon went home R Willson carried Cal Wray home.

5th Monday fine hot dry day & evening I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home about 8 ½ & went to bed about 9 ½ nearly sick tiard & lonely.

6th Tuesday a fine day but dry & hot I did my choars was at the office all day & evening, came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 9 ½ tiard & nearly sick, but lonely.

7th Wednesday fine hot dry weather crops a suffering I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home about 8 ½ & went to bed about 9 ½ tiard lonely & worse than sick.”

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