Celia’s Diary

July 17th : Hottest day I ever saw. Nellie and Will here. Was over to school. John Clark invited me to take a ride. Pa would not let me go. I was mad. Mr. Miles was at our house.

Excerpt from the diary of Celia Birdsall, age 13 of Ontario, New York, 1872.

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