Hiram E. Leonard Diary, April 24 – 30, 1867

24th Wednesday  rather cool for April  I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home at about 8 ½ & went to bed at 10 nearly sick.

25th Thursday  rather fine but cool  I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home at 8 ½ & went to bed about 10 tiard & about sick.

26th Friday  A cold morning with ice frozen an 1/8 of an inch  I did my choars was at the office all day came home about 8 ½ & went to bed at 10 nearly.

27th Saturday  A cold morning & froz hard last night ice froze 1/8 inch thick this morning  I did my choars was at the office all day & evening  came home 8 ½ went to bed at 11.

28th Sunday  A cold pleasant morning & day  I did my choars went to the office & back choared round the house the most of the day made up my mail in the evening came home at 8 & went to bed about 9 or after nearly sick  Sister was worse  Dr Estes call toward eve.

29th Monday  rather fine pleasant cool weather  I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 10 tiard & nearly sick.

30th Tuesday  rather cool weather  I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home about 8 ½ & went to bed near 10 about sick.”

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Hiram E. Leonard Diary, April 10 – 16, 1867

10th Wednesday  rather fine cool weather for April  I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 10 nearly sick with a cold.

11th Thursday  cool pleasant weather for April, I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 10 nearly sick with a cold.

12th Friday  rather a fine day & evening  I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 10 nearly sick.

13th Saturday  A fine warm day the warmest we have had   I did my chaors was at the office all day & evening came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 10 nearly sick sprinkled in evening [in margin] Dr Estes was here.

14th Sunday  A cloudy day & sprinkled a good shower of the day  I did my choars was at the house the most of the day called at the store 3 times & Bliss twice choared round the house & went to bed at about 9 nearly sick with a cold Doctor C Estes was here & went to Connells & cut off Mrs Connels pallet & then went home.

15th Monday  rather a cloudy damp 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 a cold & downhearted.

16th Tuesday  rather a fine weather for April  I did my choars was at the office all day came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 10 tiard & nearly sick with a  cold.”