Delia Locke Diary, 1907-1911" by Delia Locke

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Original dimensions: 23 x 37 cm.

Publication Year:
1907

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Repository URL:
https://scholarlycommons.pacific.edu/dld-all/2262
Author(s):
Locke, Delia
Publisher(s):
Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library
Tags:
Delia Locke; diaries; women; diarist; California; Locke-Hammond Family Papers; Lockeford; CA; Dean Jewett Locke; rural life; rural California; 19th Century; church; temperance organizations; Mokelumne River Ladies' Sewing Circle; temperature recordings; journal
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Page 88 1908. Mar. 21. Sat. A north windy day. Alice came in with Frank Locke's wife. Maude, and made a short call. Also Alice Hammond, who is having a brief vacation from the Hospital, came in. She is looking well and doing very nicely. Have written to the children in the East. (T.S.R. 45. 2 P.M. 73. S.S. 68.) Mar. 22. Sabbath. The morning was foggy. Rev. Miller was to all to preach, so we had no preaching service. Jim Thorp came with their buggy and he and Theresa left for home a little before night. (T.S.R. 42. 2 P.M. 76. S.S. 68.) Mar. 23. Mond. Received a letter from Ada written at Crockett. She went to Port Costa with Will when he went there to preach and at Crockett were visiting their cousin Evelyn Edwards and I have written to her. (T.S.R. 50. 2 P.M. 78. S.S. 69.) Mar. 24. Tuesday. Received a letter from Willie and wrote to Eureka and to Ada Change to cooler weather. (T.S.R. 52. 2 P.M. 78. S.S. 62.) Mar. 25. Wednes. Weather partly cloudy. Received letters from Myrtle and Chester and wrote to Theresa. Mrs. Miller came and divide here. Her husband has been so sick as to need watchers and is still very weak and poorly, threatened with apoplexy. He is fasting as treatment, so it is better for her not to cook much at home. (T.S.R. 45. 2 P.M. 58. S.S. 54.) Mar. 26. Thurs. Have written to Rev. Wallace. Mother Allen came in. She has improved perceptibly in health during her stay here. Also Rev. Miller came in. He does not seem able to be out, as he totter. as he walks, but he is restless and very ambitious. (T.S.R. 40. 2 P.M. 67. S.S. 55.) Mar. 27. Friday. A month since our John left us! It seems much longer. Indeed at often seems as if he never returned from the Hospital. Hannah had camera pictures taken by Edith Parker of the grave with the flowers upon it, and some of the views are fine. She will send some to his folks in Buffalo. Received letters from Eunice Webster Calvin and Mr. Cooke, and wrote to Myrtle. Alice Hammond has visited us this P.M. (T.S.R. 40. 2 P.M. 62. S.S. 54.) Mar. 28. Sat. Mr. Kreister, the M.E. evangelist who, with Mr. Hewitt has been rooming here during the