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Delia Locke

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Aug. 18. assistant teacher in theGrammar school in Centre Abington.Mr. Clemens dined withus today.Aug. 19. T.S.R. 53. 2 P.M. 94. S.S. 60.Workmen again today. Messrs.Vance and Murphy also dined hereAug. 20. T.S.R. 50. 2 P.M. 80. S.S. 70.My health has been, and still is,very poor. I am scarcely able to domy work. And I do not do mywashing and ironing at all. Ihave been thrss feeble for a long time.A sheriff from Stockton came outto arrest Mr. Martin for somebad conduct. But Mr. Martinmistrusted something of the kindand left for parts unknown.He was tracked, however, almostto Sacramento. We hope he willbe arrested.Aug. 21. T.S.R. 52. 2 P.M. 90. S.S. 80.Dr. Herr of Stockton called onpolitical business. We had neverseen him before.Aug. 22. T.S.R. 56. 2 P.M. 93. S.S. 78. Dr.Canders of Stockton, who preachedAug. 22. for us several times awhile agois dead. Mrs. Bramlet and herbrother - Mr. Patten - have visitedus this afternoon. Had quite apleasant visit from them.Aug. 23. T.S.R. 55. 2 P.M. 87. S.S. 71.Aug. 24. Sabbath. T.S.R. 51. 2 P.M. 78S.S. 64. Attended a very interestingS. school today. I felt hardly ableto go, but was not sorry that Iwent. After we came home, Mr.& Mrs. Alfred Parker called on us.Her little babe, which is threeweeks younger than mine, andwhich was larger for sometimeis now much smaller. Mr.Walker came and took tea hereAug. 25. T.S.R. 50. 2 P.M. 80. S.S. 66.Rode down in the gig with Dr. tosee if Mrs. Vincent could do mywashing regularly. Found her notat home, but at work for MessrsBoody & Heath, they being at workat threshing. She said she would doit after this week, when she was well.Mr. Bodenhammer came this morningto work on the house. He has putup a partition to divide the dining

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August 1856

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Original diary dimensions: 13 x 20 cm.

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Locke_Diary_1855-1856_Image_087.tif

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Delia Locke, diaries, women, diarist, California, Locke-Hammond Family Papers, Lockeford, CA, Dean Jewett Locke, rural life, rural California, 19th Century, church, temperance organizations, Mokelumne River Ladies' Sewing Circle, temperature recordings, journal

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