Basil H. Molineaux Diaries

August 20th - September 14th, 1865 diary transcription

Sunday August 20th 1865
Reced[received] a mile long letter
from G.F.L. apprising me
of Mothers trip to Baltimore
She left Peoria Aug 8th 1865

Wrote to Bro George to
Peoria short letter

Recieved two letters to day
"Advertised" One from Sister St
and one from Bro. Taylor Baltimore Md.

Wrote to Baltimore to Mother to day,
Dark + Rain storm this this afternoon
Expected 150 sick from Montgomery.

Sept 6th
Wrote Mother to Baltimore
Weather very rainy, showers
4 deaths in hosp. to day

Sept 7th
Reced letter "advertised" from
Hannah + Mother balto notice
of Grandmothers Death.

Transcription by Social Studies Students at Rock Island High School

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