Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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on monday th[e] 9th of [blank]   came here to ask advice of me concerning  purchasing lands, whether it is best for him to  purchase in this vicinity and move into this  church, or not, he says that he cannot arrange  his buisness so as to go to the next  spring; I advised him to come here, and  settle untill he could move to
11 November 1835 • Wednesday
Wednesday Morning 11th. at home  attended during school Hours, returned  home and spent the evening, around my  fire-side, teaching my family the science of  grammar; it commensed snowing this after non, the wind is verry heavy indeed
12 November 1835 • Thursday
Thursday 12th attended  again, during school Hours, rain & snow is  still falling, it is about one inch in dept[h], the  wind is verry heavy, and the weather extremly  unpleasant, the labours [laborers] who commenced finis hing the out side of the house were  oblieged to brake off from their buisness at  the commencement of this storm viz on the 11th..  they commenced plasturing and finishing the  out side on Monday the 2. Inst. this job is let  to & , <at $1,000> they have progressed  rapidly since they commenced
has the job of plastering  the inside of the through, out at  $15.00. he commenced on Monday the 9th.  and is continueing it notwithstanding the  inclemency of the weather. This evening viz  the 12th at 6 oclock meet with the . by their request, 9 of them were present [p. 30]
on monday the 9th of [blank] came here to ask advice of me concerning purchasing lands, whether it is best for him to purchase in this vicinity and move into this church, or not, he says that he cannot arrange his buisness so as to go to the next spring; I advised him to come here, and settle untill he could move to
11 November 1835 • Wednesday
Wednesday Morning 11th. at home attended during school Hours, returned home and spent the evening, around my fire-side, teaching my family the science of grammar; it commensed snowing this afternon, the wind is verry heavy indeed
12 November 1835 • Thursday
Thursday 12th attended again, during school Hours, rain & snow is still falling, it is about one inch in depth, the wind is verry heavy, and the weather extremly unpleasant, the labours laborers who commenced finishing the out side of the were oblieged to brake off from their buisness at the commencement of this storm viz on the 11th.. they commenced plasturing and finishing the out side on Monday the 2. Inst. this job is let to & , at $1,000 they have progressed rapidly since they commenced
has the job of plastering the inside of the through, out at $15.00. he commenced on Monday the 9th. and is continueing it notwithstanding the inclemency of the weather. This evening viz the 12th at 6 oclock meet with the . by their request, 9 of them were present [p. 30]
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