Friday, May 26, 2017

An Adventure in the Courts

May 25, 2017 Leave a Comment 

  Sunday, August 2, 1840: Today my son Geo P took the two horse team and carried his two oldest sisters to Lebanon to the Shaker Meeting.

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A July Full Of Mowing

May 18, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Sunday, July 19, 1840: This afternoon I took my double wagon and carried my three daughters to the Select School house near Hiram W. Brown’s to the Rev. Wm. Wilcox meeting.

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A Circus In Town & July 4 At Pool Hill

May 11, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Saturday, June 27, 1840: Today I cleaned out my celler and repaired the celler door.

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A Subscription For The Preacher

May 4, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Thursday, June 11, 1840: Today I took my covered wagon and carried my wife to Pittsfield partly on a visit to brother F. Jay Wylie’s.

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Death In The Family

April 28, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Friday, May 29, 1840: This afternoon I took my covered wagon and took my two oldest daughters and went to Albany. We went through Lebanon the south road and we called to Bigeloe’s tavern and I bated and paid two cents for beer. We stayed to Smith’s tavern near the ferry. We had tea and […]

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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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