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 This is the first entry in Lewis Loder’s diary, which he kept from 1857-1904. ​ Loder, Justice of the Peace in Petersburg for 40 years, had a ringside seat to many of the interesting events of his river town, which was in its prime during the time he lived there. This is the first entry in Lewis Loder’s diary, which he kept from 1857-1904. ​ Loder, Justice of the Peace in Petersburg for 40 years, had a ringside seat to many of the interesting events of his river town, which was in its prime during the time he lived there.
  
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 Loder kept track of everyday events, such as weather, births, and deaths, but other entries are quite remarkable. ​ In a town of nearly 600 people (the largest in the county, at the time), Petersburg was a regular stop for peddlers, travelers, and even the occasional travelling circus. This and more can be found in the pages of this document. Loder kept track of everyday events, such as weather, births, and deaths, but other entries are quite remarkable. ​ In a town of nearly 600 people (the largest in the county, at the time), Petersburg was a regular stop for peddlers, travelers, and even the occasional travelling circus. This and more can be found in the pages of this document.
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