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Hiram E. Leonard Diary, December 5 - 11, 1866

“5th Wednesday  rather fine weather for Dec.  I did my choars was at the office all day came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 9 ½ tiard & about sick put up petition at store. 228 more words


Can We Resurrect the Extinct Tasmanian Tiger

The last known Tasmanian tiger, or thylacine, died in captivity in 1936.  A 6-month-old pup of a Tasmanian tiger had been preserved in alcohol since 1866 in a museum.   367 more words


Hiram E. Leonard Diary, November 28 - December 3, 1866

“28th Wednesday  rather a fine day for the season  I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home about 8 ½ & went to bed at 9 ½ tiard lonely & about sick with a cold etc. 227 more words


November 25, 1866

“I ask myself many times does he enjoy his visits as much as I do?

“Pleasant. Attended the afternoon services. John accompanied me home and took tea with us.

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November 24, 1866

“Pleasant  Remained at home during the   also passed the evening at home.” – Hattie E.F. D.

Advertisement from the Taunton Directory, 1850.
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November 23, 1866

“Rain during the day. Remained home during the day. passed the evening at home.”  –  Hattie E.F. D.

Portrait from family album.
© Amy E. McManus 2016

November 22, 1866

“..it is more than love…it is idolatry.”

“Not very pleasant during the day, and quite cold. Returned home this afternoon. I find that I cannot be separated from John even for a night without its causeing (sic) unhappy feelings.

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