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Delia Locke

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May. 19. Langdon. Beautiful weather.We went to So. Charlestown, intendingto take the cars forCanaan. Uncle Howard accompaniedus. Arrived therewe met Cousin Willard andhad a very pleasant interviewwith him. Soon the carscame up. I was helped onboard and quietly took myseat, while the Dr. lookedafter the baggage. Just thenwe moved backwards alittle, and I expected himto enter the cars as soon asthey stopped. But he did notcome, and in the agony ofsuspense I waited a full19. - minute before I saw him. Hethen came to the door andhelped me out again. The trains did not connect. Gladwas I to find myself by hisside, safe and unharmed, andnot entirely exhausted from solong a ride. Returned toLangdon and climbed a highhill to view the country. Tooktea with Aunt Mary Howardand retired to rest very muchfatigued.May. 20. Sabbath. Pleasant. Attendedchurch at Papermill village.Sermon from John 8.34. Sinenslaves our physical and mentalpowers, our affections, conscienceand will. In the after-

Date Original

1855

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Original diary dimensions: 9.5 x 14 cm.

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Locke_Diary_1855_Image_008.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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