Apr 25 – Pleasant. Cleared out shop. Bot glass 44¢ violin string 15¢. Tenant got stove.
Apr 26 – Pleasant. Worked in yard. Mrs Rexford called here. Extracted tooth for Del Pond (25¢.
Apr 27 – Rainy morning. Scraped my trunk. Bot carpet hook 15¢ & put down carpet.
Apr 28 – Pleasant. At home all day.
Apr 29 – Pleasant. Worked in yard. Bot paper 5¢.
Apr 30 – Pleasant. Went over the river up to Jesses & round by hartwells.
May 1 – Cloudy & cold. Got out manure. Bot window bolts 30¢ Bot mortar 10 postage 4¢ soap 13 Bot tree 20.
May 2 – Pleasant. Plowed garden & planted some potatoes.
May 3 – Worked in garden some. Made ax helve for E. Flanders.
May 4 – Pleasant. Bot lime 3¢ Bot two files 18¢ cts. Filed saw for Oatman.
May 5 – At home. Rained in afternoon & evening. Had headache.
May 6 – Pleasant. Lois came ____ went over to Fathers. Got 3 bushels corn 93¢. Bot curtain paper 30 Boots tapt 50.
May 7 – Bot roll paper 38 Beef 38 Sulpher 6 Molasses 28. Worked on pole & whiffle.
May 8 – Pleasant. Finished pole & whiffletree. Bot shugar 55¢. Mrs Johnson & Mrs Stevenson here.
May 9 – Pleasant morning. Bot pants for Ethen & bonnets for girls shoes for Hannah 2.26¢. Lois Ethen went up to Wesleys.
May 10 – Rained in morning. Got out my timber. Guile sold stove to Tim Mills $.9.00. Wesley Brot 6. bushels potatoes.
May 11 – Cleaned out cellar. Bot apples 19¢. Lois went home.
May 12 – Pleasant. At home. Old Mr Warren died. Van Swaddle died.
May 13 – Rainy. Lois came back. Sent letter to Mr Cridland & one to E. M. Stratta 3.48. Percivals Horses Killed on the Rail Road. Bot matches 5.
May 14 – Cloudy & cool. Drove some spokes. Sent letter to P. Betts 3¢. Richardson brot one cord wood.
May 15 – Cloudy. Finished driving Earls spokes.
May 16 – Cold. Got strawberry vines. Bot ½ lb Tea 35¢. Mrs Pond died. Set out strawberries. Planted onions peas & lettuce.
May 17 – Pleasant. Planted beets pop corn coffee &c. Mrs Pond buried. Bot ribbon 9¢.
May 18 – Pleasant. Planted beens cucumbers & potatoes. Cold backward wether. Some corn planted none up yet.
May 19 – Cloudy. At home all day. Henry came down.
May 20 – Rainy morning cool. Worked in shop on hubbs & spokes. Bot sandpaper 3¢.
May 21 – Pleasant. Planted melons & potatoes. Old Mrs Taylor & lib here. The boys left for Detroit. Bot salratas 10¢.
May 23 – Cloudy. Went to show afternoon went saw woman 25 saw aztec children 15¢ picture 15 candy 2. Cow out. Wiseman & family here to tea.
May 24 – Pleasant. Worked in shop on wheels. Made ax helve for Wesley 38¢. Bot cotton & thread 40¢.
May 25 – Pleasant. Worked on wheels. Bot grindstone and hangings 3.25 cod fish 25¢. Lois went home. Battle at sands point.
May 26 – Rains. At home all day. Pleasant apart of the day rained in Evening.
May 27 – Cloudy morning. Worked on wheels. Got my magazine & chart. Bot cabbage plants 10¢.
May 28 – Pleasant. Fitted exes to Earls waggon.
May 29 – Pleasant. Harrison Sprague called here. Father & Mother here. Bot nails 8¢ Bot chair painted 38.
May 30 – Pleasant. Finished my fence. Bot 2 lbs nails ___.
May 31 – Pleasant. Went over to Fathers. Got 3 bushels potatoes. Bronson brot [sentence unfinished].
Jun 1 – Rainy morning. Austin raised his barn. Got Sarahs shoe mended 13¢. Got 5 bushels & 40 lbs wheat of Bronson.
Jun 2 – Rainy. Working at home all day.
Jun 3 – Pleasant morning. Set box for D. Bronson. Set boxes in Bronsons Hubbs. Bot Broom 20¢.
Jun 4 – Cloudy. Made grind stone frame. Babcock paid 8.8.13.
Jun 5 – Pleasant. Planted corn for fodder.
Jun 6 – Pleasant. Worked in shop on Bronsons Exes. Truax & A. R. Brown at shop. Post Office moved to J. F. Warrens.
Jun 7 – Foggy morning. Worked on gearing.
Jun 8 – Pleasant. Rimming wheels. Made thill for D. Lamkins. Bot one lb Tea 75¢ Bot reeds 4¢.
Jun 9 – Pleasant and warm. At home all day.
Jun 10 – Hot. Finished Earls wheels. Peck got part of the gearing.
Jun 11 – Warm. G. Signor brot his cart. Painted wheels & gearing. Mark & Catharine here. Tenant paid 10¢. Rained very little.
Jun 12 – Pleasant. Repaired G. Signors cart. Got out spokes for Streators wheel. Sarah & Lois went over to Wisemans.
Jun 13 – Pleasant. Drove spokes. Mrs Watts here most all day. Bot ½ lb glue 14¢. Richardson Brot almost one cord wood. Jef. Chaffee started for the War.
Jun 14 – Pleasant. Finished streators wheel. Bot oil 25¢ Bot sundries for Sarah $4.00. Some thunder & some rain.
Jun 15 – Pleasant. Put the rims on Bronsons wheels. Windy day blew a perfect gale.
Jun 16 – Cloudy & cool. At home all day. Went up to the grave yard just at night.
Jun 17 – Pleasant. Went over to Fathers. Got my plank from Truax. Barber drawed it on dray 12¢.
Jun 18 – Pleasant. Went over to Fathers. Got 5 bushels corn.
Jun 19 – Repaired wheel for A. Chipman 17/- wheel for T. Aldrich 38¢ Bot County Map 5.00.
Jun 20 – Went up to Wesleys to look at some timber. Had a fine shower. Bot Envelope 2¢. Sent letter to G. T. 3¢. Alph Beals & wife came in Evening.
Jun 21 – Went over to Fathers with Beals. Ransom took County Map. Paid me $5.00. Sent 88. Dollars to G. T. by Express.
Jun 22 – Pleasant. Worked on road. Alph Beals called. Cut James Flanders hair.
Jun 23 – Warm. Henry Brot Lois home. Cut Henrys Hair.
Jun 24 – Worked on road. Paid grafter 1.50¢. Verry hot.
Jun 25 – Worked on Chips box. Bot saleratas 10¢. Went up by Swaddles after cow. Rained in the night.
Jun 26 – Worked on Box and repaired wheel for Tay Aldrich 75¢.
Jun 27 – Worked in shop and hoed some. Agent here from New York Act. 145.
Jun 28 – Put in steak for A. Chipman. Worked on box some wood Sawyers left Emma Clark here.
Jun 29 – Worked on box. Truman Dewey here.
 Edwin Flanders
 Joseph Warren
 Charles R. Cridland
 Platt Betts, his step father-in-law
 Nancy Pond
 A felloe, or felly, is the rim of a wheel supported by spokes
 Paulina (Benson) Deyoe
 Believe this is Thomas Jefferson Chaffee, the husband of Luke’s niece, Frances Catherine “Kate” (Keith) Chaffee
 Family story is that Luke would often play his violin at the graves of his first and second wives
 /- is the symbol for shilling
 George Tomlinson