Basil H. Molineaux Diaries

October 19th - December 1st, 1865 diary transcription

19th October 1865
A beautiful eclipse
of sun to day which I missed
looking at, but noticed the
darkness without clouds
rced [received] a Peoria Transcript

Rced [received] letter from Jno Moore,

a beautiful Sabbath wrote
some to Brother George

Mailed long letter to G.F.L.

Sunday November 5th
I have written long letter to Bro.
G.F.L. and a line to mother
to day cool weather

Novbr [november] 15th 1865
Wrote to Sister Phebe
a hurried Scrawl

Nov 18th
Rced Mother letter
from Balt [Baltimore] dated Sept
advt [advertised?] Oct 24th

Transcription by Social Studies Students at Rock Island High School

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