Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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11 March 1836 • Friday

Friday the 11th  meet with the morning , at 9.  oclock,— at 10. went into the and made  a divission of our class for private studies  for our better accommodation, & advancement  in the language we are persuing
President’s & and  myself meet at the  Eldr’s & , at ’s
Eldr’s &  on — this evening our class  meet met at room & spent an hour  in our studies,— class dismissed & retired  except the school committee, who tarried  and made some arangements with   about continuing longer with  us & bringing his family to
This has been a very stormy day and  the snow is, still falling fast, & the prospect  is fair for another run of sleighing  which is uncommon for this country at  this season of the Year

12 March 1836 • Saturday

Saturday the 12th  engaged a team to go to after   family <& goods> also a Horse and  cutter for himself & wife,— we have cold  weather & fine sleighing— I was informed  to day that a man by the name of  Clark froze to death, last night near  this place, who was under the influenc  of ardent spirits; O my God how  long will this monster intemperance [p. 168]

11 March 1836 • Friday

Friday the 11th meet with the morning , at 9. oclock,— at 10. went into the and made a divission of our class for private studies for our better accommodation, & advancement in the language we are persuing
President’s & and myself meet at the Eldr’s & , at ’s
Eldr’s & on — this evening our class met at room & spent an hour in our studies,— class dismissed & retired except the school committee, who tarried and made some arangements with about continuing longer with us & bringing his family to
This has been a very stormy day and the snow is, still falling fast, & the prospect is fair for another run of sleighing which is uncommon for this country at this season of the Year

12 March 1836 • Saturday

Saturday the 12th engaged a team to go to after family & goods also a Horse and cutter for himself & wife,— we have cold weather & fine sleighing— I was informed to day that a man by the name of Clark froze to death, last night near this place, who was under the influenc of ardent spirits; O my God how long will this monster intemperance [p. 168]
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