Description: Everyone is up and about except for Mary, Julia and Nathan who are suffering from the hot weather. Their neighbor Hon. Robert M. Knapp and the wife of Joseph Heigle died. Ellen Phelps and Anna Lindley went to visit William Gulacks, a brother-in-law. Anna Lindley has been teaching music in Calhoun County. Jo Hammell is working for Robert Newton. Mary got a long letter from Travis, who had attended a newspaper convention. They are having a dry summer, the last time it rained was in April. They talk about the prices of wheat and what they hope to get from the crops.
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