Sundays With Satie: Week 5

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Welcome to week 5 of the 1900 diary of 13 year-old Satie Latie Little from near Bath, New York. This week features fewer meetings and the first mention of death in the diary. I do not know what Satie means by the school being closed on account of the institute.

Monday, January 29, 1900

A nice day. Quite cold. Jim took Ede & the baby and Hazel to Bath after dinner they went home on the 3 o’clock train. I went down to Addie’s in the afternoon. No school on account of the institute.

Tuesday, January 30, 1900

A nice day. Cold. I was down to Addie’s all the forenoon and to dinner until 2 o’clock. Ed Loghry was up here a little non no school on account of the institute.

Wednesday, January 31, 1900

A nice day. Pa & Ma went to Bath. Aunt Lot started for home on the 5:30 train P.M. I went down to Addie’s and stayed all the forenoon and took care of John. Addie washed. No school on account of the institute.

Thursday, February 1, 1900

A nice day. Awful cold. I was at home. Jim and Pa worked in the woods. No school on account of the institute.

Friday, February 2, 1900

Quite a nice day but cold. Pa took Let to Bath. She stayed to Grandmas. I was down to Addie’s all the fore-noon and took care of John while Addie ironed. No school on account of institute. Pa & I went to meeting Mr. Wilcox in the evening. Mr. Wilcox preached.

Saturday, February 3, 1900

A nice day. I went down to Jim’s and stayed all the forenoon and took care of John. Jim made the blind to his bed room window.

Sunday, February 4, 1900

A nice forenoon rained a little in the afternoon. Mrs. Sam Hall’s funeral was down here at the Weslyan Church at 11 o’clock. Buried at Buena Vista. Pa & Ma & Jim & I went. Mr. Wilcox preached the sermon. We went to meeting at night. Mr. Wilcox preached. it was Mr. Hill’s night. Mr. Wilcox did not ask Mr. Hall up in the pulpit & there was a rumpus. Let was at Uncle John’s.

 

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