April 20th, 1873, Sunday

Rather pleasant. Mother and Father spent the day here. Mother is troubled for breath quite bad. We have had a very backward spring after a terrible cold winter. Eugene is going to sow wheat tomorrow. We have had two pretty hard thundershowers this spring. I read in the paper that in Mississippi and Iowa they … Continue reading April 20th, 1873, Sunday

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September 12th, 1869, Sunday

May Swan had another daughter last Wednesday. Sarah North is at work there. Friday Eugene, Clara and I went to Woodstock, had our photo taken. Mother Swan came back with us. (We came home by way of Ringwood.) Father and Mother talk of going East. The Pacific Railroad was finished the 10th of last May.