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Citing this page: Kimberli Faulkner Hull, transcriber, “Diary for 1857 of Ann M. Hull, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania,” (typescript, 2021), October 1857 entries; original diary in possession of Kimberli Faulkner Hull, Faulkner-Hull Collection (https://cooladventures.com/genealogy/ann-m-hull-diary-october-1857/ : [access date]).
October, Thursday, 1, 1857
Felt quite comfortable
Did not feel very well. Was quite sick that night.
Sat up but little
October, Sunday, 4, 1857
Did not feel very well. Went up to Harveys in the afternoon.
Fannie put on her quilt today. I rode out in the afternoon.
October, Wednesday, 7, 1857
Shoulders pained me quite hard. Went to the Smiths to a quilting. Truman came here to work today.
Rode down as far as Mr Purdies on horseback. Went to Mr Benedicts in the afternoon.
Did not feel very well
October, Saturday, 10, 1857
Was quite sick they carried me down to Freds. John Sullivan and Mary Chase were married today
Quite sick. Mrs. Hubbard came down here from church.
Was very sick.
October, Tuesday, 13, 1857
Dr. Crandal called to see me in the morning
Felt a little more comfortable
Did not feel very well. Did not rest very much through the night.
October, Friday, 16, 1857
Did not feel quite as well
Was quite sick in the afternoon
October, Monday, 19, 1857
Slept all the forenoon. Comfortable in the afternoon Mrs Smith visited here
October, Thursday, 22, 1857
Knit a little. Rode out a little ways.
Commenced embroidering me a night cap Truman has the headache.
Feel quite smart
October, Sunday, 25, 1857
Was not able to attend church Stomach pained me very hard in the morning
Rains very hard. Shoulder very lame Knit some. Commenced taking Dr Crandalls medicine
O windy. Finished my cap, and made a pillow case. Knit on Hatties stocking in the evening
October, Wednesday, 28, 1857
Did not feel very well Made pr of pillowcases and then commenced stitching a nightcap Frank visited here
Made one pillow case and then worked on my bed quilt
Worked on my bedquilt in the forenoon Went to Joels to tea
October, Saturday, 31, 1857
Worked on bed quilt and night cap Took tea at Mr Cs