Journal of Margaret-Holly Adkins, 1776

(COMPLETED) What would it have been like to be a girl growing up in Colonial America, in 1776? Learn about the life of Margaret-Holly Adkins through her inspiring journal entries. Read along as she deals with her friends and family life, as well as the struggle of being a proper young lady of her time, and fitting in with society's borders. Yellow for death and disease.

*I am not a historian, this isn't non-fiction. Facts may be bended for storytelling purposes. Please self-asses yourself before reading. There are some parts and references of death and disease. Happy Reading!


5. January 5th, 1776

Today is Benjamin’s birthday. He is only two, but I know he will make a great brother for Angelica. He received a top as a small gift that used to be my father’s.


On a different note, it snowed all day. I watched from the window by the fire. Alexander is asleep so we can finally have some peace. Mother has been tending to him all day. I guess she finally gets a break too.


I got a letter from my friend Abigail today. Elizabeth and I looked at it for a while. Abigail is moving back to Philadelphia, where we live in Pennsylvania. Eliza and I are so excited.


James is planning on what to plant for the spring already. And I know he cannot wait. I think he has decided on carrots for something new. Mother has been reading ever since she got Alexander to finally sleep. She seems so tired.

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