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1918. Mar. 12. Tues. Forenoon rainy - All in the house are slowly improving in health. (T.S.R. 48. 2 P.M. 54. S.S. 48.)

Mar. 13. Wed. The weather is lovely - everything growing apace - and all in the house are slowly improving (T.S.R. 40. 2 P.M. 60. S.S. 51.)

Mar. 14. Thurs. Hannah wrote for me to Herbert Folger, Berkeley, Sec. for the Society of the May flower Descendants - Received letters from Willie and Horace. (T.S.R. 38. 2 P.M. 54. S.S. 52.)

Mar. 15. Fri. All are poorly today - even Ada is sick. And we hear from Celeste. that he is very sick at Camp Grant and in the Hospital at Camp Grant, Rockford, Ill. It seems he was taken on a stretcher to the Hospital. From a child he has always had a tendency to pneumonia. Received a letter from Eunice. Writing of her Dean's enlistment, she hopes he will never regret it, and is bravely trying herself to be reconciled to it. (T.S.R. 36. 2 P.M. 63. S.S. 60.)

Mar. 16. Sat. All are better - Hannah wrote for me to the children in the East, and I added a few words of encouragement the first I have written for weeks. (T.S.R. 40. 2 P.M. 72. S.S. 66.)

Mar. 17. Sabbath. Weather cloudy and rainy - Church services as usual. Hannah attended S. School, while Ada remained here with me (T.S.R. 52. 2 P.M. 63. S.S. 61.)

Mar. 18. Mon. Weather still cloudy and rainy - Have written a short letter to Portland. (T.S.R. 52. 2 P.M. 54. S.S. 52.)

Mar. 19. Tues. Forenoon rainy - Dr. Sara Wise lectured in our Church on "Child Welfare". (T.S.R. 44. 2 P.M. 55. S.S. 53.)

Mar. 20. Wed. Received letters from Willie and Horace - They write of snow storms where in the East and of cold, wintry weather. (T.S.R. 45. 2 P.M. 61. S.S. 58.)

Mar. 21. Thurs. Conditions in our family remain about the same. (T.S.R. 44. 2 P.M. 64. S.S. 54.)

Mar. 22. Fri. To the list of the sick ones, we must now add Luther. He is suffering from an attack of he grippe and is quite weak. The rest of us remain about the same in health. There is a prevalence of grippe and pneumonia attacks especially among older people. (T.S.R. 45. 2 P.M. 61. S.S. 58.)

Mar. 23. Sat. Morning foggy - Ada went home for a few days. Estelle Condy Nelms came - Hannah wrote for me to the children in the East and I added a few words. (T.S.R. 46. 2 P.M. 62. S.S. 59.)

Mar. 24. Sabbath. Church services as usual. Hannah attended S. School, while Theresa and Estelle Condy Nelms were with me. (T.S.R. 47. 2 P.M. 64. S.S. 60.)

Mar. 25. Mon. Wrote a little to Ida and Eunice. We have sent a bundle of our cast-off clothing - still good and requested - to Armenian and Syrian Relief Workers. (T.S.R. 56. 2 P.M. 70. S.S. 61.)

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Date Original

January 1916

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circa 1916-1918

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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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