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Delia Locke

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Sept. 25. over and visited the schooltogether. They were pleased with theappearance of the school.Sept. 26. T.S.R. 51. 2 P.M. 85.S.S. 72.Mr. York has now finished herefor the present.Sept. 27. T.S.R. 51. 2 P.M. 92. S.S. 82.This morning. Missouri Parkercame in and sang with one a little.I wished to ascertain if she hadmusical talent sufficient to enableher to sing alone at the approachingschool exhibition. I thinkshe has and hope she will do so.Mr. Coffey & Mrs. Thomasoncame to dinner, Mrs. Thomasonhas not yet returned to N. E.After dinner, I rode with Mr. C.& Mrs. T. to Mrs. Holman's. Herewe called, then Mrs. H. Mrs. T.and myself went to call on Mrs.& Miss Montgomery. We tookMr. Coffey's horse & wagon, andMrs. Thomason drove. We foundMrs. M. better, but Miss Mr.has a bad pain in her side. Afterstopping a short time, wecame back, and, taking littleSept. 27. Luther in (he had been stayingat Mrs. Holman's with Mrs.Coffey) we proceeded home. Ourfriends did not call here, butwent on towards home. Mr.Bowen called a few minutes.Sept. 28. Sabbath. T.S.R. 54. 2 P.M. 95.S.S. 85. Mr. Bowen came here thismorning. He has been trying tofind a boarding place for hischildren, that they may attendschool, but has not succeeded,I do not feel that, in my feeblestate of health, I can have anymore care at present. So Mr. B.has taken his son home withhim. After attending S. school,we rode down as far as Mr. Vincent's,and returned.Sept. 29. T.S.R. 54. 2 P.M. 98. S.S. 82.We have taken a delightful ridetoday. We started towards noonand rode up to Mr. Lard's,crossing the river at Hodges' fordFound that Mr. & Mrs. Lard hadjust returned from a visit to Mr.& Mrs. Furnish who now live onDry Creek, They say that Mrs.

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September 1856

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Original diary dimensions: 13 x 20 cm.

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Locke_Diary_1855-1856_Image_093.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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