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Citing this page: Kimberli Faulkner Hull, transcriber, “Diary for 1857 of Ann M. Hull, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania,” (typescript, 2021), November 1857 entries; original diary in possession of Kimberli Faulkner Hull, Faulkner-Hull Collection (https://cooladventures.com/genealogy/ann-m-hull-diary-november-1857/ : [access date]).
November, Sunday, 1, 1857
Did not feel able to attend church
Sewed on my bedquilt
November, Tuesday, 3, 1857
Fred carried me up to Fannies in the forenoon. Went to Cousin Davids in the afternoon
Did not feel very well.
Walked up to A. Lyons in the morning. Mrs Newell was here to dinner
November, Friday, 6, 1857
Took dinner at H. Newells. Commenced M. Lyon some shell stockings
Helped Mary in the forenoon. Went to Mr Stevens in the afternoon
Went to the Depot to the Methodist Church
November, Monday, 9, 1857
Was quit lame Sewed and knit some Helped Mary work on a comfortable.
Mrs Purdie and Lizzy helped Mary tack off a comfortable.
Mary went over and helped Elizabeth on a dress I went over a short time
November, Thursday, 12, 1857
Mrs Martyn Taylor took dinner at first we went to Joel in the PM.
Sewed and knit
Finished [?] pillow cases and run my stocking heels in the evening.
November, Sunday, 15, 1857
Went to church. Mary Fannie Fred & Harvey went up to Martyn Taylors to tea. I got tea at home
Mary washed. I commence on my night dress sleeves. Mary went to the lecture in the evening.
November, Wednesday, 18, 1857
Walked up to Harveys and back. Embroidered
Washed and run some of my work Called at Mrs Clarks and Mr Browns Frank Comfort staid with me over night
Made me a pair of cotton flannel drawers Had a number of calls
November, Saturday, 21, 1857
Marked out my scarf and commenced embroidering it Side pained me quite hard
Did not attend church
Fred started for Montrose I worked on my scarf and commenced some socks for T. H.
November, Tuesday, 24, 1857
Worked on my scarf and knit Was quite lame
Embroidered and knit
Did not feel very well It was Thanksgiving and Mrs Taylor sent me some ribs for my supper Mrs Lyons some turkey.
November, Friday, 27, 1857
No letter from home Have worked on my scarf.
Went over to Joels a little while in the PM There was a boy fell from the engine and was hurt very bad
Did not attend church Fred got home in the evening
November, Monday, 30, 1857
Walked up to Harveys Was some lame