File #23266: "William Thompson Diary handwritten 1841-47 28.pdf"

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1843 December
Saturday 23 Wilf'd & Christ'n removd Watsons Goods into Sleigh, took them up & got an acknowledgement (vide 22d 1 ~ bro't back a Pig from Wm McDonald w. 122 lbs @ @ 7 from Henry left us - Emily accompanying him in Cutter & Ch'n & Mrs T. Chas& Wilfred in Sleigh intending to go to Everetts tonight. light Snow Shower
Sunday 24 Macullocks man came for Lyra - Christ'n accomp'd him as far as Alex's - dined there & came home to tea with Annie Mary & Christ'n no arrangement yet fixed for the Xmas Sleigh Drive, nor can Annie say whether the family will take tea with us tomorrow or not The Wilmot party arrived @ 9 for having dined at Tyes Do
Monday 25 Reynolds calld - paid him for last years operations 2/6 Alt'd Blacky & 3 other Boars hogs July breed Mrs Meany Annie Alex & Is'c & Mr Watson arr'd to Tea @ 7 3/4 after their drive to the Big Thames with the Maccullock T & J Daly & Nickle left us at 1 for - Alex Christ'n & W'd getting on went for Sliegh to Jacksons for the Ball Chas to Stratford for Tea &c morning gloomy 32
Tuesday 26 Fanning Wheat - fill'd Jacks about Bush's for Ferries tomorrow Reynolds left 13 Sacks here for Alex to take down Christ'n & W'd ret'd this morng @9 Snow & rain 35
Wednesday 27 @ 3 1/4 mrn. Chas left for Ferries with Load Wheat as above @ 2 pm frm T & J Daly brought M & E home on Cutter Ch'n & W'd stacking the Straw at West Barn ~ gave Duncan Campbell Chaft for 2 or 3 Beds - fr'd Post'n of letter from Dougall Alex called @ 5 for a load Wheat Reynolds left yesterday Snow Showr 33 32
Thursday 28 Chas ret'd from Ferries @ 3 - bringing Chas Rumbull *sold Adam Ferrie 24 Bush's Wheat @ 6/yk = $18 ~ ~ rec'd 4 10 ~ Do 30 20
paid Chas expenses 4/1 1/2 Store shoe 1/10 1/2 {illegible} for letter to I & I Dougall 14 ins ! 11 1/2d 6 11 1/2
paid Mrs T. for Mrs Stewart 9d Almanac 5d (Pinch's) 1 2
rec'd of a Teamster for 1 Bush'l beets 1 3
pd Christ'n ow'd for Bull scrape 5 ~
*rec'd at Ferries 65 lbs Flour {illegible} & Bran for 1/5/8 Bls Wheat
Friday
1843 December
Friday 29 Chas & C Rumbull in Sleigh to P Kostner's &c Christ'n & W'd to West Barn went for Alex & Annie - & T & Jane Daly Mickle Watson & Irwin to Tea & a Hope - left @1 gloomy 23
Saturday 30 Fanning Wheat - fill'd sacks - W'd trapd another Fox making 4 this season 2 W'd 2 Christ'n C Rumbull on Nance to Stratford @ 6 sent W'd in quest of him - at Meanys & got home @ 12 fine 24 18
Sunday 31 Chas C.R't & Em'y Sleigh to P.Office with letter Mr T. Martha & Self to William P.O. I Augustine pd on return stops at Orrville - while there the Horses started off & came home safe & in good stile Alex & Anne came to tea - left @ 11 Chas Ch R & Em'y accomp'd them to w{illegible} in the new year & got home @ 1 of 2 9 17 24