Diary Comparison

Thursday 11th December 1834

Ann Walker’s Entry

Anne Lister’s Entry

No entry today.

[up at] 9 10/..

[to bed at] 11 35/..

no kiss breakfast and reading the Morning Herald till 12 – Washington here at 9 dined and staid till after 4 doing Adney’s rent books – out with Adney from about 2 3/4 to 3 3/4 or near 4, setting at Matty Pollard’s – then 3/4 hour in the walk alone – hazy moonlight – with my aunt a little this morning – Had Thomas Pearson with his cousin Dewhirst about 2 to take the Mytholm farm – said I had told John Pearson (père) my uncle did not like the skin pits, nor did I – but if Dewhirst wished to make any offer he might do it to Mr. Parker and I would consider about it – then saw my father and told him what had passed and that I had rather not let it to Dewhirst – better unlet than ill let to which my father agreed – some while with Charles Howarth in the workshop before 2 – Have dawdled away the whole of this day – dinner at 6 – coffee – then sat in the blue room – read aloud a few pages from page 468 to 483 of Bakewell’s geology 1/2 hour with my aunt till 10 – fine day but hazy in the afternoon – Fahrenheit 46° at 10 3/4 and rained at that hour – 

Courtesy of West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale SH:7/ML/E/17/0123

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