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Delia Locke

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1 - viewing the country as we passedalong. Saw some pretty towns3 light houses, Rhode Islandwhich is about 15 miles longand has a very pretty housefor summer resort, also Mt.Hope, where King Philip wastaken and killed, It beingnow nearly dark we went downand watched the machineryuntil we stopped at NewportThis place I very much wishedto see, but it was now so darkthat not much was discernableexcept the lights from the houses,And such a hallooing and screamingas there was when the boatstopped, from hackmen and1 - others. Never heard I such anoise before except at a fire,which noise, it seemed to me,it very much resembled. Weleft Newport a a quarter before9. and very soon retired to ourcabin. It now began to bequite rough, and the rainwas pouring. I was considerablysick, but after a whilefell asleep on Long Island Sel.June 2. Still raining, accompanied bya little snow in the summer.Awoke in the boat feeling rathersick and tired. Found wewere really in the Empire City.Took a coach for the InternationalHotel. Found Mrs. Allen

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1855

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Original diary dimensions: 9.5 x 14 cm.

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Locke_Diary_1855_Image_018.tif

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Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

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Keywords

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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