Luke's 1862 Diary

Luke Keith’s diary entries of July 30 – August 2, 1862

 

Jul 30 – Went up to pearl creek.[51] Saw Pond Thomas Miller & Capt Parks John Miller.

Jul 31 – Went up to uncle Sam Curtises[52] & Wyoming. Saw old Mrs Peterson. She was almost 99 yrs of age.

Aug 1 – Left Pavilion half past five got lft Batavia 8.50 Am got to Buffalo 10 Am. Street car & ferry 10 cts fare from Batavia to Detroit $7.70 cts left Buffalo 5 Am or Black Rock rather.

Aug 2 – Left Detroit ½ past 8 Am. Fare to Galesburg 395 py & cheese at Marshal 15¢. Got home 2 PM. All gone from home.

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[51] Pearl Creek, New York

[52] The father-in-law of Jerusha (Crittenden) Keith’s brother, Henry Crittenden

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