Timothy Meigs Younglove Diary
8333 Pleasant Valley Road, Hammondsport, N.Y.
Great-Great Grandson of T. M. Younglove
I worked at my maps & just night went to school house & round the valley Witman Matthews & wife & Father Hoyt came here Some snow a little moderate.
Over to school house & so round the valley visiting all day. Sears Clapp & wife here. Moderate Matthews went home.
I went to Wayne, Julia went with me. J. DeGraw came here & brot a load of girls visit. Got home 10 oclock P.M. C.S.Y. went after Lucinda.
At home all day. C.S.Y. brot Lucinda home.
I went again to Wayne fitting my maps Esq Powers, Wife & Julia here in evening. Earthen pedlar all night.
Worked at my map. Just night went to H.P. settled with P.J.Velie & got the school money $213.31 Thawing some today.
Worked at map again in afternoon. Went to S. Dusinburys & I got the barley 21½ bus. In evening attended a party at Wm Randels. Warm & thawing.
Worked at the map again all day. S. Dusenbury drawed wood cold.
Again worked at the map. Father & Mother went to Abm Brundages & Faulkners S. Dusinbury drew wood McGregor took tea here Finished maps.
I went up the hill & brot the sheep from Dusenburys. Charles Matthews & wife here on a visit. I attended caucus in afternoon. Wm Pinkerton here all night.
Attended the funeral of Robert Harrison & Deacon Sandford was buried today. A kind of influenze is now raging & is
taking off many. Ellen has got it now.
I drew four loads of wood from John Daniels hill sunshine. Sleighing gone.
Attended town meeting. The Democrats party got up a good ticket but P.J.Velie was not satisfied that he did not get the nomination for collector & took a nomination from the Whigs. Morris Brown has been very efficient getting up the division & has lent his aid The Whig ticket came out head Union Ticket with 3 or 4 of the prominent officers Whig & filled up with lesser Democrats Brown in particular has acted a very ungenerous part toward his friends for when he run for assemble his friends buryed all former faults & endeavoured to keep him up to his ticket in this town the sin of ingratitude is one I hope I may never be guilty of I should not be at all surprised if the Union Ticket is elected through out. The babies are both sick tonight with the influenza & cough very badly I am really fearful of the result especially the small one The weather is moderate, little rain, wind south but the wind changed just night & will be cold by morning.
Father & I went to Hport, took down the old table to be fixed. McBurney here tonight Sleighing everywhere else but here.
Jesse helped me clean up the spring wheat 41½ bushels. B.R.Hurd & wife here.
Self & Hurd went to Bath & then Hurd went home. Deloss Rose & wife here on an evening visit cold.
I filled 3 deeds for Finton & Crisler. Caught fox. Tom & Julia started for Doc Chissoms.
Very cold Wrote letter to S.M. Bartlett.
I went to Houghs & brot 30 bushels wheat & put in the granery & went again & took 12 bushel to mill. Warm & sunshine
took off sleighing.
I went to John Agors & brot 50 rails. McGuig & wife here. Him & I went over to school. Warm & sunny, quite muddy in the road.
Father & I put up 6 bushels of wheat & Father took it to J.M.Brundage. I went to Eb Ellis & brot home 30 rails. Broke my sleigh shoe. Warm.
I weigh 146 pounds. Went down & got the sleigh shoe fixed, got the old table. Handed over books, papers & money to J.H.Hill Town Supt. of Com. Schools. I drew one load of wood. Eunice Baker here.
Warm & sunshiny. I drew down the spring wheat from Houghs in the bundle. Went to Hport with Matilda She weighs 115 Myra 33½.
Father & I fixed the sheep & rigged the threshing machine & when the boys came from school we commenced & threshed a little.
At home all day Matilda went meeting Sunshine all day muddy.
Threshed & broke down. I made two new arm & Father got some iron mended. Finished threshing.
Cleaned up the wheat 12 bushels then went to H.P. Father let H. Warner a job of chopping at 3/ per cord 4/ for rails & 10/ per acre Took down the threshing machine Cold N.E. Wind.
28 Wednesday Mr Booth here mending harness. I helped warm Charles Hoyt here.
I oiled harnass. Mr Booth mending harnass. C. Hoyt went to Bath & then to Reading.