Thursday Sept 21 An Extra fine nice day Just Such a day as it was 40 yrs ago when Mag & I went to Washington & were married by Judge Brown Amanda & Allice Leighton & Dave Taylor went with us & I ordered dinner for all at the Ioa House & found V W Carris on the Street & invited him to dinner with us we Came back to father Taylors for the night I had a new wagon & a Span of half broke Colts a board for a Spring seat & we had a fine trip & I can truthfully Say that in Choosing a wife I could not have done better of course I thought So then & now I hold to the same opinion Vic & I dipped 4 pails of water out of the Cistern & I done Some hauling & worked around the new house PM Mag went with Bell to Maudes & will Stay til Sat I pd Henry Bartholomew $2 on cistern
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