Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1910

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Diary with daily entries briefly describing events which occurred in Miles Franklin's life.

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WED. JUN 15, 1910 82 - 69 Worked at home all day till six, then dined with Miss H. the Watsons & Miss Phelps at Lake Shore. Afterwards walked on Lake front. Nice & warm.

THURSDAY 16 88 - 72° Went down town at five to see Watson Sisters off. Thence to dinner with Posts & Miss H. at Monadnock. Nice & warm

FRIDAY 17 91 - 70 In afternoon went for 9th lesson to Miss Wallace. & singing lesson to Dr Campbell Called at office first.

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SAT. JUNE 18, 1910 Worked quietly at home all day. Slept during afternoon. Lovely and warm.

SUNDAY 19 Miss H & I went out & dined with Mrs & Miss Houston at Evanston. After supper walked on Lake front with Miss Fowler. Pleasantly warm.

MONDAY 20 88 Went to Mrs Robins for breakfast. Thence to office. Thence to Editha at Jno. Crearar [John Crerar Library]. Met Fraulein [Stallbohm?] & 3 of us lunched at Fields. Depressed at night.

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TUES. JUNE 21, 1910 Went for 10th lesson at 9.30 Then to office & bank & post office. Depressed. Miss H. came in for dinner & stayed till 10.30

WEDNESDAY 22 Went to Mrs Robins at 5.30. Mrs Quinlan much upset by fight with Gunderson Mr & Mrs White there for din. -ner. Spent the night there

THURSDAY 23 89° 75 - At 6 started for Evanston where we dined with Mr Web-ster. Lunched at Lake Geneva. Afternoon at Camp William[s?] Home on train. Went to 1437 W. Ohio to eat & home at 10.p.m. Lovely hot day.

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FRI. JUNE 24, 1910 75 -66 Miss Wallace gave me an extra lesson. Thence to singing lesson with Dr Campbell in Fine Arts Bldg. To Executive Board party for Agnes Nestor's birthday at 11 30 Montana Ave

SATURDAY 25 Very tired stayed in bed late. At 5 p.m. Mrs Robins took the Posts & me autoing in Lincoln Park. Dined at restaurant there. Saw an emu. Cold day.

SUNDAY 26 Went to Lloyds with Miss H. for dinner stayed till after supper. Mr L. took us for a spin in the afternoon

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MON. JUN 27, 1910 Worked at home in morning went to office in afternoon. Enjoying the warm days.

TUESDAY 28 78 - 70° Office meeting at breakfast at Mrs R's. I stayed till after lunch & came home.

WEDNESDAY 29 91° 70° Worked hard all morning at home went to office after lunch. Hot night - want of air in court room very trying.

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