Luke's 1863 Diary

Luke Keith’s diary entries of September 28 – November 1, 1863

Sep 28 – Went over to the burg and put down Mrs Betts carpet and things &c. Sep 29 – Dug my potatoes. Cory and Oatman was over here. Paid school bill 97¢. Sep 30 – Went over to the burg with one load potatoes. Bot suspenders 55¢. Went over in afternoon carried cheese picked… Continue reading Luke Keith’s diary entries of September 28 – November 1, 1863

Luke's 1863 Diary

Luke Keith’s diary entries of August 12 – September 27, 1863

Aug 12 – Helped Austin set posts. Cleaned out back of Barn. Bot paper and Envelopes 25¢. Sarah gone all day to Beveres & Wheelers. Aug 13 – Put gate frame together fenced up by the shop. Cut up corn fodder. Sarah went to lib Wheeler Smiths. Aug 14 – Went over the river in… Continue reading Luke Keith’s diary entries of August 12 – September 27, 1863

Luke's 1863 Diary

Luke Keith’s diary entries from June 8 – July 4, 1863

Jun 8 – Painted Streators wheels. Put hair in violin bow for D. Lamkins 25¢. Benj Moore called in shop. Bot some cabbage plants 15¢. Jun 9 – Mr Streator got his wheels he paid 5. Dollars. Went over to the saw mill to see some logs. Caty[44] came over. Set out cabbage plants. One… Continue reading Luke Keith’s diary entries from June 8 – July 4, 1863