Following the American Civil War Sesquicentennial with day by day writings of the time, currently 1863.

Diary of Horatio Nelson Taft.

February 4, 2012

Diary of US patent clerk Horatio Nelson Taft.

Tuesday 4th

Colder, but not much frost. M. stands 26 tonight. Chas got letter from Frank, he is now on a RRoad. I got a letter from Brother C R. Mat[ty] Hartly has been spending the day here. Less excitement in the City now about the small pox. I suppose people have got used to it. I have been revaccinated but without any effect. Cloudy and damp today. Nothing new in the papers today. Indications in the U.S. Senate that Mr Bright will be Expelled.

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