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Citing this page: Kimberli Faulkner Hull, transcriber, “Diary for 1857 of Ann M. Hull, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania,” (typescript, 2021), September 1857 entries; original diary in possession of Kimberli Faulkner Hull, Faulkner-Hull Collection (https://cooladventures.com/genealogy/ann-m-hull-diary-september-1857/ : [access date]).
September, Tuesday, 1, 1857
Felt some better.
Better. Mrs Sparks & Mrs Smith visited here in the afternoon.
Did not feel quite as well. Had a severe pain in shoulders.
September, Friday, 4, 1857
Was in a good deal of pain through the day. Fannie went blackberrying. Got 12 qts
Feel much better. Am 21 years old today
September, Monday, 7, 1857
Better. Fannie was taken very sick today
I am comfortable Fannie some better Fred returned home today
Was so I worked a little
September, Thursday, 10, 1857
Went to ride. Fannie came down in the PM
Went up to Fannies Finished embroidering her drawers.
Worked some in the forenoon. Side pained me in the afternoon.
September, Sunday, 13, 1857
Went to church but got very tired
Went up to the Foundry. Side pained me very hard
Felt better. Went up to Harveys staid over night
September, Wednesday, 16, 1857
Went down to Freds Called at Augustus in the PM
Quite comfortable. George McKune was married today
Went up to Mr Hubbards Stopped at Fannies when I came back
September, Saturday, 19, 1857
Very rainy. Eliza Chase was married in the evening.
Felt very bad all day. Hattie was quite sick
Hattie was a little better in the PM. I went down to Freds. Evaline Robinson was married in the evening.
September, Tuesday, 22, 1857
Have a very bad cold Made a pillow case Truman is 22 years old today
Cold no better
There was a picnic. Went to Susquehanna with Truman then to get the cake.
September, Friday, 25, 1857
Did not feel very well through the day Was quite sick that night. Received a letter from Uncle Miner [?] and Harriet.
Did not sit up any till 4 o clock. Was quite sick. Have news that E. Robinson was not married.
Mary and Fred went to church. I was not able to go.
September, Monday, 28, 1857
Felt quite comfortable. Commenced me a night dress. Finished my night cap
Cold and windy. Worked on my night dress.
Quite cold Visited at Mr D. Nortons in the afternoon