Hiram E. Leonard Diary, Augst 12 - 18, 1869

12th Thursday  A fine day  I did my choars was at the office all day came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 9 ½ nearly sick & worne out with trouble  Mrs Wood mooved to Batavia to live.

13th Friday  fine weather for the season  I did my choars was at the office all day came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 9 ½ nearly sick & worne out with trouble  O A. Procter came tonight with horses & waggon to to Derrys & stayed  [in margin]  O A Procter came with team.

14th Saturday  fine weather but cloudy & dim in the morning  I did my choars was at the office all day came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 9 ½ nearly sick  [in margin] _____________.

15th Sunday  rather fine weather but cloudy & windy  I did my choars was at home all day fixed stock & choared round the most of the day went to the office in the evening came home & went to bed about 9 nearly sick  Caroline went to meeting in evening.

16th Monday  rather fine weather  I did my choars was at the office all day came home at 8 ½ and went to bed at 9 ½ nearly sick & worne out John Duc & Charly stayed at Jerry Pollards last night & telegraphed to J Whipple today to come out & he got out the papers for O A Procter & they watched for Procter amost all Monday night but did not see him  [in margin]  O A Procter was at Perry &  Whipple tried to see him.

17th Tuesday  rather fine weather  I did my choars was at the office all day came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 9 ½ nearly sick Procter went to Davis.

18th Wednesday  fine weather & hot  I did my choars was at the office all day came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 9 ½ nearly sick  Resseguie came stacking oats.”