Monday, April 24, 2017

A Universalist Conference

April 20, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Wednesday, May 20, 1840: This forenoon Mr. Benj Cole fetched Mr. Grosh, a Universalist preacher, to my house and left him with us.

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Working On The School And Church

April 14, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Saturday May 2, 1840: I walked over to Alonzo Rodgers and engaged him to put in five panes of glass into the school house and fix the hinge to a door to the privy.

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School Business

April 6, 2017 Leave a Comment 

  Tuesday, April 21, 1840: This forenoon I walked over and saw the other two trustees about hiring a school teacher.

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Repairing the Rental House For the Minister

March 30, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Sunday, March 29, 1840: Tonight James Bush the singing master came and fetched Orra Holcomb to my house and left him and he returned to Calvin P. Sackett’s.

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Many Deals

March 23, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Saturday, February 29, 1840: This morning Peter Surdam went from here to Hancock to his wife.

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A Farm In Good Order

March 16, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Thursday, February 20, 1840: I chopped some wood on the hill with one horse and Pung or one horse sled and I tended to Platt Wylie’s chores.

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A Hard Winter

March 9, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Thursday, January 23, 1840: Today we tended to shoveling snow about my yards and buildings and this afternoon I and boy shoveled snow on the highway.

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Travels In Winter

March 2, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Tuesday, January 7, 1840: I tended to my chores and chopped wood to the door and this evening I took my cutter and carried my two daughters to cousin Samuel Holcomb and left them to singing school and they went to Squ Sylvester Howard’s and stayed and I returned home.

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Getting A New Stove

February 23, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Thursday, December 26, 1839: Today I took my cutter and carried my two daughters and left them to the widow Humphreys on a visit. I took dinner there and this evening my daughters went to singing school to Samuel Holcomb’s with Mrs Humphreys’ people and Geo P took the cutter and went after them. I […]

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A Funeral On Christmas Day

February 16, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Monday, December 9, 1839: Today I went to Pittsfield with sixteen bushels apples and some late-made cheese.

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