Hiram E. Leonard Diary, September 25 – October 1, 1867

25th Wednesday  A fine pleasant day I did my choars was at the office all day came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 10 nearly discouraged & sick with trouble etc  Wallace Jones store was broken into about 11 or 12 & about $1000,00 Dollars works of goods taken out  the waggon came from the south & went West about 12 ½ or before one.

26th Thursday  fine hot dry weather  I did my choars was at the office all day came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 10 nearly worne out with trouble.

27th Friday  A fine warm pleasant dry day  I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home at 8 ½ went to bed at 10 nearly sick with trouble  Mrs Hollister she that was Eva Carpenter had a daughter last night or this morning.

28th Saturday  A fine hot pleasant dry day  I did my choars was at the office all day came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 10 nearly sick & worne out with trouble.

29th Sunday  A fine pleasant day with quite a cool breeze & some clouds I did my choars was round the house the most of the day went to office in the morning choared round cut down straw stack fixed some hoops on vinagar barrel picked some apples etc went to bed at about 9 nearly sick with trouble.

30th Monday  rather fine cool weather for Sept.  I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 10 & was sick all night & got up 9 times with diarea was pretty sick all the morning & next day.

October 1st Tuesday  rather a fine cool day  I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 10 nearly sick & worn out with trouble.”

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Hiram E. Leonard Diary, September 18 – 24, 1867

18th Wednesday  rather a damp forenoon but a fine day  I did my choars was at the office all day came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 10.

19th Thursday  A fine day  I did my choars was at the office all day came home at 8 ½ and went to bed at 10  Matta Butterfield was married to __________ and Sam Bartholomew today married.

20th Friday  A fine day  I did my choars was at the office all day came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 10 tiard & nearly sick with trouble.

21st Saturday  rather a fine day  I did my choars was at the office all day came home at 8 ½ and went to bed at 10 tiard lonely & nearly sick with trouble  Mrs Scowel had her 5 daughter this morning.

22nd Sunday  A fine pleasant warm day  I did my choars was at home the most of the day  called at the store etc, picked some apples & choared round the house went to bed at 9 Roll Willson & wife & H Gould & wife were here in afternoon & went home the sun an hour high we went to see Ada Bostwicks pump.

23rd Monday  fine warm pleasant day & dry  I did my choars was at the office all day & came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 10 tiard & nearly sick with trouble.

24th Tuesday  fine hot dry weather  I did my choars was at the office all day came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 10 nearly sick with trouble & about discouraged.”

Hiram E. Leonard Diary, September 11 – 17, 1867

11th Wednesday  A fine dry day  I did my choars was at the office all day & came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 9 ½ nearly sick & worne out.

12th Thursday  fine dry weather  I did my choars was at the office all day came home about 8 ½ & went to bed about 9 ½ nearly sick & worne out [in margin] Jesse Graves married to Mrs Wood or Blackman.

13th Friday  rather cloudy & a light shower  I did my choars was at the office all day came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 9 ½ & worne out [in margin] G Lindsey came out.

14th Saturday  A fine cool day  I did my choars was at the office all day came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 9 ½ tiard sick & worne out.

15th Sunday  a fine warm day with a light shower about one or half past. I went to the office & back choared round the house etc, Mrs Stone went up to Charles Owens after breckfust, I fixed a cider barrel etc & went to bed about 9 nearly sick  Sister acted like the verry devile all day & I got so confused I could hardly stand it.

16th Monday  rather a fine day & evening  I did my choars was at the office all day came home at 8 ½ and went to bed at 10 nearly sick with trouble.

17th Tuesday  rather a fine day with a shower at night  I did my choars was at the office all day came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 10 nearly sick.”

Hiram E. Leonard Diary, September 4- 10, 1867

4th Wednesday  rather fine for Sept. I did my choars was at the office all day came home about 8 ½ & went to bed about 9 ½ nearly sick.

5th Thursday  rather a fine day for the season  I did my choars was at the office all day came home about 8 ½ & went to bed about 9 ½ nearly sick.

6th Friday  some cloudy with a light shower  I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home about 8 ½ & went to bed at 9 ½ sick.

7th Saturday  A fine day for Sept  I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 9 ½ tiard & about sick.

8th Sunday  A fine pleasant day  I did my choars got Bliss horse & Pollards carriage & went to Batavia & got my sister & brought her home got home between 3 & 4 choared round & went to bed about 9 ½ nearly sick with trouble etc.

9th Monday  rather a fine day  I did my choars was at the office all day came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 9 ½ nearly sick & worne out [in margin] thrashed oats Owen machine.

10th Tuesday  fine weather  I did my choars was at the office all day came home at 8 ½ and went to bed at 9 ½ sick & worne out with trouble.”