Diary Comparison

Thursday 27th November 1834

Ann Walker’s Entry

Anne Lister’s Entry

Up & breakfasted about 10 – then went about Palmer’s Candles, bought 6 lbs [pounds] – went to Wilson’s – bought an Instand [Inkstand], & family Almanack – Chitty – in 4 volumes – & Rennie’s Botany Medical Botany & Physics – Wilson said he did not think the rail road would pay – from Selby to Hull – it would cost according to estimate £300,000 & only £130,000 was subscribed – About Politics he was afraid 2 whig members would come in again but Mr. Carruthers had offered himself for the Tory side – Bought silk of Gaubert for shawls – & figured silk for my dress. saw a Mahogany table, price £6 – & a looking glass with drawers & a tray between £4..18 – ordered [knitting?] needles & back to the Inn – dinner at 6 – looked at our purchases & went to bed –

Courtesy of West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale WYC:1525/7/1/5/1/0034

[up at] 9 5/..

[to bed at] 11 1/2

no kiss very fine morning Fahrenheit 48° at 9 3/4 breakfast at 10 1/2 to 11 1/4 – Adney and I out at 11 1/2 – went to Wilson’s the bookseller’s in Lowgate – bought a few things and there till near 2 – then shopping and looking about till came in at 4 – Had Charles Howarth up about the deals and Riga oak logs he had seen – to see what bargain he could make in the morning – for 100 Archangel red deals best quality 50 american pine deals and 10 logs – dinner at 6 – sat talking till near 9 then till 10 1/4 wrote the whole of Tuesday, yesterday and today – fine, but soft dampish day, – fine day for the time of year – 

Courtesy of West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale SH:7/ML/E/17/0114

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