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. SEPT. 28, 1910 Went to office in after-noon to help with a letter to Dr Favill asking him to speak at T.U.L meeting.

THURSDAY 29 70 -56 Went with Olive to Settlements announcing ball. Lunched at Hull House. Cough very bad.

FRIDAY 30 Went to Suffrage Breakfast 81 - 58 at La Salle Hotel. After-noon tea with Belle Squire. Misses Hunt & Todd at Fields. Miss H. came for dinner. After went to special meeting of Ex. Bd. 275 La Salle. Sick

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SAT. OCT. 1, 1910 Crawled down to office came home & went to bed after lunch. Children's party at Indiana House at night. Miss H. brought me atomizer. I dressed as Maryanne at party.

SUNDAY 2 70 - 57 Sick with cough. Stayed in bed all day. Only crawled out for meals.

MONDAY 3 82 - 65 Stayed in house all day. Coughed awfully. Worked a little. Very depressed. Wonderfully warm.

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TUES. OCT. 4, 1910 Went down town after lunch bought shoes went to office etc. Raining but warm. Had a go at the false teeth. Called on Isabel Newsham at 87 Lake St.

WEDNESDAY 5 Went with Mrs Robins to Oshkosh, Wis. Walked around in the afternoon. In evening Mrs Robins spoke to the Baptists convention

THURSDAY 6 Returned to Chicago in forenoon. After lunch went around for celluloid estimates

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FRI. OCT. 7, 1910 Went to Mrs Robins at 9.30. Came home via the office. Worked hard. Very tired coughed.

SATURDAY 8 Went to Mrs Robins at 9.30. Came home via office. Went to recital in Kimball Hall. In evening came to Ex. Bd. meeting at 79 Dearborn

SUNDAY 9 Rested in morning. Pub. meeting in afternoon at 275 La Salle. Supper at Merkle's with Mrs Robins Mr R & Rogers & Miss Phelps

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MON. OCT. 10, 1910 67° - 49° Took charge of office. Went with Mrs Robins to address strikers at Hod carriers' Hall at 4 o'clock. Too exhausted for any-thing.

TUESDAY 11 Got strikers address & gave them cards Taking care of office. Miss H. came for dinner. Afterwards we went to the meeting of Fed. of Suff assocns at City Club. Mrs Robins presiding.

WEDNESADY 12 Very busy at office. Lunch at College Club - 11 to meet Misses Bondfield & M.M.A. Ward. Afterwards took them to Hod Carrriers Hall to strikers. Called on Editha after dinner

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