Monday Sept 17 Warm & dry as usual Vic & I went to the pasture & dug 10 bu potatos with a few we left the other day & we put them in the cellar pan I drew $85 from the bank & went with Vic to Iowa City to Commence the Study of Medicine Dr’s Braden & Parot gave him a Certificate of good moral Character but Dr W P Gardner refused to sign it Said Vic was a gambler I was much pained to hear it Mr. Schwimley met us at the Depot in the city & Maude & Bell were with us & we went to Schwimleys for the night Vic went to his room at Ashtons
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