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Citing this page: Kimberli Faulkner Hull, transcriber, “Diary for 1857 of Ann M. Hull, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania,” (typescript, 2021), June 1857 entries; original diary in possession of Kimberli Faulkner Hull, Faulkner-Hull Collection (https://cooladventures.com/genealogy/ann-m-hull-diary-june-1857/ : [access date]).
June, Monday, 1
Rained quite hard in the morning. Pleasant in the P.M. Shower in the evening.
Comfortable through the day. Took dinner at Mr Nortons.
June, Wednesday, 3, 1857
Worked on my dress part of the time. Called at Mr Newells
Felt quite comfortable through the day. Had company in the P.M. Got very tired.
Felt very bad all day. Did not go out at all
June, Saturday, 6, 1857
Very pleasant. Made a number of calls. Took dinner with Mrs Smith. Said with F. Comfort.
Rained very hard. Did not get home till after noon. Felt cross and bad all day.
Went over to G. Lyons and took dinner. Rained in the afternoon.
June, Tuesday, 9, 1857
Rainy day. Mary made the skirt to my black silk.
A. Norton cut my dress in the A.M. Visited at Mr Newells in the P.M.
Rained very hard most of the day. Commenced Marys skirt.
June, Friday, 12, 1857
Went up to Fannies in the forenoon. Embroidered on Marys skirt in the P.M.
Beautiful morning. Called at J. Taylors. Mr & Mrs Wilson & children arrive here this morning. On their way to Iowa.
Very pleasant. Went to church for the first time for a number of weeks. Took a ride in the P.M.
June, Monday, 15, 1857
Pleasant. Went down to Freds and back in the A.M. Visited at Davids in the P.M.
Very rainy morning. Felt quite smart. Worked on Marys skirt. Commenced reading Hot Corn by S. Robinson.
Visited at Jacob Taylors in the P.M. Received a letter from Lute news that Lizzy Sawyer hid the 13th. A little girl drowned today in the crick.
June, Thursday, 18, 1857
Rainy morning. More pleasant in the P.M. so that I went down to Freds. C. Norton visited here.
Pleasant in the A.M. Shower in the P.M. Funeral of the child that was drowned. Could not attend on account of the rain.
Pleasant. Went up to M. J. Taylors in the A.M. in P.M. to Jon. Taylors. Very tired that night.
June, Sunday, 21, 1857
Pleasant. Went to church. Mary & Fred went to the Depot. Truman was here. had the headache very hard.
Pleasant in the A.M. Shower in the afternoon. Side pained me most of the time through the day.
Wind blew very hard. Visited at Mr. Stams. Mary went to Harveys
June, Wednesday, 24, 1857
Fred went to the Dealware. I went up to Fannies. Mary tended store.
Had the teeth ache all day. Visited at Mr Purdies in the afternoon
Teeth ache very hard in the A.M. Felt a little better in the P.M.
June, Saturday, 27, 1857
Very pleasant. Teeth ache very hard. Went down to the Depot and had Dr Smith come up and take it out.
Went to church in the forenoon. Went and took a boat ride in the PM
Went up to Fannies in the morning. Worked on A. Newells drawers. Rained in the PM.
June, Tuesday, 30, 1857
Finished the drawers. Side pains me very hard. One year ago since I left home.