Hiram E. Leonard Diary, September 19 – 25, 1866

19th Wednesday  rather a cloudy damp disagreeable day  I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home about 8 ½ & went to bed about 9 ½ sick.

20th Thursday  A cold raw cloudy day  I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 9 ½ nearly sick with a cold  George Sidwell came back from Rockford chilled through & nearly sick  Fredenhagan was in stage with him.

21st Friday  more pleasant with quite a frost & froze water thurmometer down to 30 degrees above 0  I did my choars was at office all day & evening came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 9 ½ nearly sick, Mr James Knox died this morning about 2 oclock.

22nd Saturday  rather a fine morning with a heavy frost & froze, I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 9 ½ sick Knox was buried at one.

23rd Sunday  rather a fine day but some cloudy  I did my choars was at the house the most of the day a choaring round & a making soap etc George was here I went to office 3 times and went to bed at 9 sick  Martha & husband was at Blisses [in margin] Martha & Waters were at M Blisses.

24th Monday  rather a fine day but some cloudy  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 with a cold.

25th Tuesday  A fine day but cloudy some  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 with a cold.”

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  1. I really enjoy reading Hirams’ diary. It’s interesting to read what happened on that day and what the weather was like.

    • Thanks. We really enjoy being able to provide that glimpse into day-to-day life in Warrenville. Hiram’s diaries are really such a treasure to have in our collection.


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