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Delia Locke

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Oct. 27. die before he will effect it.Mrs. Beaty would hardly speakto me at all, and only in answer tomy questions. This is the firsttime I have ever been treated so,and it naturally makes me feelsad, for I can think of no reasonfor it at all, Some remarks whichwe hear have been made by Mr.Montgomery in relation to themedical treatment which myDr. gave his sister, in which hehas told untruths, and also falsestories by this same Dr. Bentleymisrepresenting Dr. Locke, causedme so much pain that it morethan took away all the pleasure ofthe call, and grieved me exceedingly.This grief is very injuriousto me in my present state of feeblehealth, and I must endeavorto east it off, and be cheerful &happy. Dr. says he is not dependenton such people as they, andI know he is not. The cause of truthand right will prevail, ultimately,everywhere. The future will setall things right. I'll trust in God.Oct. 28. T.S.R. 40. 2 P.M. 76. S.S. 69. Mr.Walker dined with us, and hewith Elmer took tea with us, spentthe evening, and Mr. Walker willremain over night.Oct. 29. Wednesday. T.S.R. 55. 2 P.M.83. S.S. 76. Mr. Walker went awayafter breakfast, Mr. Whipple calledthis afternoon, and I played for himthe song of "The old Granite State."Its sentiment is peculiarly like hisexperience, for he is a son of the "OldGranite State," and lost his wife therebefore he came to Cal. Mr. Whippletook tea with us.Oct. 30. T.S.R. 44. 2 P.M. 78. S.S. 66. Thismorning we started off for a ride. Wefirst rode to Mr. Barton's, where Dr.has a patient. I had never been therebefore. It is a pretty location on theCreek. There are many large oaks nearwhich add much to the beauty of theplace. Found the family pretty well.From this place we rode up to Mr.Wiley's. Neither had I been here before.Found Mrs. Wiley pretty well, andhad a pleasant time. She, no doubt,supposed that we had taken dinner,

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October 1856

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Original diary dimensions: 13 x 20 cm.

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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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