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Diary Typescript

Part of Smith family papers

380 16th I was Striping Tobacco &c to day 17th Went to Henderson I Hauled to Palis & Co the Ballance of my lumber in all 900 ft which brought me $27 I Hauled back a load of Laths for the church &c 18th About the Farm &c I was at Church at night Elder Redford preached 19th This has been a verry disagreeable day I was at work about the farm &c went to Church at night Elder Redford preached again his theme to night was the love of god to Poor fallen man and I truly enjoyed his sermon . 20th Went to Henderson to day after Thos Smith who had been with his little girl to Indianapolis to consult a Doctor &c I carried up 7 Bushels of Apples 10 Bushels of Potatoes & 62 lbs Hides I got 75 cents Per Bushall for Apples 50 cts for the Potatoes & $8. 25 for the Hides Amt in all to $18. 50 This was a verry cold day I was at singing to night 2lst Sunday I was Singing this morning and went to G B Martins to dinner &c this was a verry cold disagreeable day My old Friend John Higgins was married to Matilda Smith this morning and although I was not invited to witness the ceremony I wish them a joyous and prosperous journey through life and may they never regret the step they have taken but may each succeeding year bring Fresh Joys untill i summoned to stand in the last day and then may they meet with the loved ones of old on the golden shore will ever by the prayer of the writer 22nd About the Farm &c 23rd Striping Tobacco &c to day I 24th Went to_Henderson to day in company with Jack Allin &c this . was a cold disagreeable day 25th I was at the New Church this morning and at the Burrial of 1 Furney C Long who died at Dr Taylorwon yesterday Poor young man cut off in his youh suddenly allmost without warning he was a kind hearted generous young man and I sincerely hope that in his last moments he gave his heart to an all sufficient saviouk this should be another warning of the danger of procrastination 26th Doing nothing in Particular