The story of Nathaniel McHorney's 1901 trip to Ecuador.

March 28th, 1901

The page for Thursday, March 28th says:

At office 6 A.M. A/cs in good shape for Sunday.
No water last night nor to-day to pipe at
Quasamambi. Mr. Moore wonders how the engineers
figured so high. Talkes much over the futurety
Will posted. realizes that N.Y. have forced
Mr. D.C. Stapleton to take care of himself and friends.
Commends him for his action - 48 hours
for N.Y. to put up and comply with his
demands.
Hot day - 98° 12 Noon, 80° at 6 p.m.
Two rainbows in succession then a lighting
and thunderstorm. Startles boy somewhat.
Some worrying about Anna - Wondering!
How soon! Patience boy patience.
John Moore, dynamiter, returns, wants $10 -
refuse him. Must have an order from D.C.S.
Get him medicine for his sick wife, though!
This country is, well well tiresome.
Enough to make me unsettled for
anything.
All has its end; must pray for
patience to-night.
Dreaming of McArdle last night on a
spree - many politicians in a new
house- galore was the fun - owned by
Mrs. Brady. Winnie Morris held a $500
mortgage on it.

(as always, you can click on the image to get a larger view)

 

Questions and comments:

  • “futurety” – I’m not sure what this word is supposed to be.
  • “galore was the fun” – I’m not sure about ‘galore’.
  • There was a Winnie Morris who was in a play in New York in September 1900
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