1 January 1876 • Saturday
Jan. 1. 1876 We did not receive calls neither did any of our family, but a few people (young boys mostly) called in a friendly way;
2 January 1876 • Sunday
Sunday Jan 2. Went to meeting had company in the evening,
3 January 1876 • Monday
<Mon.> Jan 3. I had several persons here to spend the evening Em. [Emeline Whitney Wells] went up to Kittie Heywoods [Lucretia Heywood].
4 January 1876 • Tuesday
<Tues.> Jan. 4. Went out to spend the evening came home very early.
5 January 1876 • Wednesday
<Wednes.> Jan 5. Em. went to the Wasatch [Literary Association]–
6 January 1876 • Thursday
<Thurs. Jan 6.> Mr. [William C.] Hendrie2 called to bid us good-by before going to
the San Francisco.
7 January 1876 • Friday
Friday Jan. 7. Park [Woods] who was very ill since Sunday night with pneumonia is very much worse, he is dangerously ill. Will [William W. Woods] is nearly sick waiting upon him. His uncle3 has been to see him several times. Lile [Eliza Woods Wallin] who was confined a few days since is not able to see him at all.
8 January 1876 • Saturday
Sat. Jan. 8. Park died4 about twenty minutes past four Mell [Melvina Whitney Woods] and I went together to see him. We are going to have him brought to our house tomorrow. The funeral will take place on Monday.
9 January 1876 • Sunday
Sun. Jan. 9. Park was brought towards evening by the Red Men,5 two of them came to stay all night Hebe [Heber M. Wells] staid too. The Esquire6 came down and staid until real late. We had a very pleasant conversation he seemed much affected by Park’s death; it recalled his sister’s7 memory fresh and touched him deeply. Arza Hinckley Joshua [K. Whitney] and Carloss [Don Carlos Whitney] were here John [K. Whitney] too.
10 January 1876 • Monday
Mon. Jan. 10. The funeral was at ten o clock Bishop [Daniel S.] Tuttle presiding; the red men were also in attendance and performed their part of the [p. 57] burial service.
There has been considerable sickness during the last few weeks. Scarlet fever and diptheria are prevalent among children pneumonia among grown up people.
29 January 1876 • Saturday
Jan. 29. The Woman’s Centennial Executive Committee had a benefit at the theatre. The play of Gen. Putnam was performed, we had a 500 dollar house and cleared not quite 200. [p. 58]