Christmas with the Bidwells, Dec. 23-25

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Fri. December 23.  Little cloudy this morning but pleasant – heavy frost and freeze last night- H.W. Cleaveland left this morning for San Francisco – Annie shopping for Christmas presents – Mr. D. Ramage dined with us – Mr. McNair called to see about colt – Mr. Davis, carpenter of R.R. Co. called to see about place to connect pipes with flume.-

Sat. December 24. Sent turkies to Fairbairn, A.B.s, Wilson, etc.-

Sun. December 25. Rev. Mr. F. preached in morning -Rev. Mr. Reese preached in evening -Weather loveliest – walked down to R.R. bridge & up along creek with Annie – Last night Dick O’Farrell mare stolen –

About nancyleek

Nancy is a retired librarian who lives in Chico, California. She is the author of John Bidwell: The Adventurous Life of a California Pioneer.
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