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Today in Keys History: April 22

Sunday, April 22 1857: William Hackley recorded in his diary: Rose at 4:30 and went to the market. Packed a cask with jars, shells, tin ware and etc. At noon packed a box of books and one of the boxes of china ornaments, lamp shades, two of compty, and two boxes of Hatty’s withhold papers.[…]

Today in Keys History: April 21

Saturday, April 21 1857: William Hackley recorded in his diary: Rose at 4:30 went to market but got nothing, returned home and bathed. Read papers. Made out my accounts against Philip Fontane but could not do much on account of visitors. The steamer Isabel came in about 4 p.m. No letter from Mother. 1865: Word[…]

Today in Keys History: April 20

1857: William Hackley recorded in his diary: Remained at home all day packed one barrel with the china I got from Robert Campbell for the map. The old medicine chest and sheets and clothing, barrel number 4. One piece of coral, boots and sundries, marked trunks and boxes. 1865: Word reached Key West that Gen.[…]

Today in Keys History: April 19

1857: William Hackley recorded in his diary: Rose at 4 and walked to the salt pond, returned home and bathed. At 8 a.m. barometer 29.37.5, thermometer 79, wind south 2, clouds 1 with haze. Dew last night. 1893: The following physicians were listed in the Key West Directory: J.R. de Armona, 608 Duval; J.G. Barnet,[…]

Today in Keys History: April 18

1857: William Hackley recorded in his diary. Rose at 5 and went to the market, felt very unwell. At 9 a.m. barometer 29.45, thermometer 77, wind east 3, clouds 2. Rode up to the Barracks with Colonel John H. Winder to show him corners of the United States grounds. At home all evening waiting for[…]

Today in Keys History: April 17

1835: Alden A.M. Jackson was conducting a school in the Monroe County Courthouse. The costs were from $2 to $4 per month according to the field of study. 1857: William Hackley recorded in his diary. Rose at 4:30 and walked on the beach, returned home and bathed. At 8:40 a.m. barometer 29.47.5, thermometer 73, wind[…]

Today in Keys History: April 16

1857: William Hackley recorded in his diary. Rose at 4:30 and walked to the Salt Pond and on my return found Catalan who was to work today and dressing without a bath went to the office and set him to work screwing on the tops to the boxes. I felt unwell and put on a[…]

Today in Keys History: April 14

1857: William Hackley recorded in his diary: Rose at 4:30 and walked to the Salt Pond, returned home and bathed. At 8 a.m. barometer 29. 50, thermometer 70, wind north northwest 2, clouds 3. Packing my books all day and got them nearly all in the boxes. H. Fleming employed in preparing tops for the[…]

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1857: William Hackley recorded in his diary: Rose at 4 and walked to the Salt Pond, returned home and bathed. At 8 a.m. barometer 29.55, thermometer 71, wind north northwest 3, clouds 2. Finished packing up books. Got $100.00 from Frederick Filer fee in the matter of the Linax estate. Wrote to William Bellemann on[…]

Today in Keys History: April 13

1857: William Hackley recorded in his diary: Rose at 5:30. During the night had a heavy rain storm from the west southwest with a fresh breeze and blew hard all night. At 8 a.m.. barometer 29.34, thermometer 74.5, wind west northwest 8, clouds 4. Attended the settlement of Nicholas Smith in the matter of the[…]