Abigail Poor Holmes

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  • Page 167

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    July 21, 1837 ~ Friday JULY 21st I left Hartford at 5. oclock AM & on foot I walked during the day 52 miles & stop't for the night 14 miles west of worcester at 8 oclock making 15 hours that I walked 3 1/2 miles per hour through a hot Sultry day {Distance} 52 miles July 22, 1837 ~ Saturday 22nd Arose much refresh'd by sleep & walked into Worcester whare I took breakfast after a ...
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    July 21, 1837 July 22, 1837 July 23, 1837 July 24, 1837 July 25, 1837 July 26, 1837 July 27, 1837 July 28, 1837 July 29, 1837 July 30, 1837 July 31, 1837
  • Page 183

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    January 1, 1849 ~ Monday JAN 1st 1849 Monday this is the first day of 1849 we have traversed in our minds and recorded some things which has transpired during the past year what the present year will bring to pass time must determin. But I have no boubt [doubt] but the peresent year will chronicle events of equal importance with the past As the crices has commenced with the past it will progress with the future untill all nations will be constrained to acknowledg their is A God in Heaven whose hand is stretched out to ...
    Dates:
    January 1, 1849 January 2, 1849 January 3, 1849 January 4, 1849 January 5, 1849 January 6, 1849 January 7, 1849 January 8, 1849
  • Page 34

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    It is the most singular river I ever beheld. it is from a quarter to half a mile wide & its shores & bed one universall body of quick sand it is a rapid stream yet many places a person can wade across it frequently nearly the whole bed of the river is covered with but few inches of water & at other places it is deep & rapid not withstanding it is quick sand horses & cattle can walk down to edge of the river & drink like ...
    Dates:
    April 19, 1847