Tuesday Dec 27 A nice winter day I went down town awhile AM & PM we got oysters peaches crackers &c&c for our GAR supper I drew $60 from the Bank & paid insurance Note left at bank by the Hawkeye Insurance Co for $44,07 & tore my name off the note the boys went Skating both AM & PM & Came back most tired out I got Jesse Longwell to Come & fix my Hall light up stairs & he put in a lamp in the butry I lighted Evry light this Eve & they burned very fine left them burn an hour the boys & I went down town & got 3 lamp flues at Longwells for which I paid 30c he would take no pay for one as he Said he broke it
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