James Cameron Diary, 1893

Title

James Cameron Diary, 1893

Creator

James Cameron

Source

Courtesy of Archives of Ontario

Language

English

Coverage

19th Century, Glengarry County, McMaster's Island Township, Ontario

Date Created

January 1, 1893

Is Part Of

James Cameron Diary Collection

Medium

Scanned Manuscript

Transcription

Mr James Cameron Island 1893 1st of January new years day Sunday East Wind {2 illegible words} Rained hailed Gordon here Lewis Laso- here the 2 girls went over to William Craigs Leander went to Jo Lemays

2nd W Wind cool finished Plugging my Tobacco 100 Plugs and the rest is in stacks Fine stuff Freezing tonight

3rd Allen's Birth Day 18.53 very frosty W Wind sawing stove wood skinned 3 EEls Freezing hard tonight

4th W Wind Fine Day Frosty Leander put out a Few Bushes to the south side went to Hopkins Paint 1 {2 illegible words} Thrashing there The 2 Girls to Summerstorm Bought of I Summers 10 yds of Gingam 2 Glass Dishes 4 Matches 10 Cards 10 Bought at Hannllons cheese 10 1 Summers sent {Illegible word} a Parcel of Tobacco a Present

5th Wind Cold Freezing Windy Reading to Day the Woodpecker Tapping in the Grove always Denotes Bad Weather when he comes around

6th Cold Frosty Fine the Marsh hay stack in the upper feild Done shot an owl put Paris freen on the own for the Fox

Mr James Cameron Island 8th of January 1893 Fine Windy Wnnie B Day 1866 Spinks here Livinia Senior very unwell in Bed

9th Wind very cold Ligh snow Livinia very sick Leander went to Lewis

10th W Wind Very Cold and Frosty Livinia a Little Better to Day Stack to Day Tuesday The Boys making Buckshot avery cold and Frosty night

11th W Wind very cold and Frosty Drifting Livinia Better to Day as she is up the White-Backed Eagle Flying around Frosty colf tonight

12th East Wind Frosty Drew stove wood cut a Quarter of Beef On this Day of the onth our Mary Auntie Mary Departed 1891 Frosty

13th Frosty cold Drew some Wood

14th cutting stove Wood Leander to 7 Covington to get his boots fixed 30 cents Bought John {Illegible word} 3ll of Tea 1 a bottle of Harrys 25 John and Billy Morris Drove Leander Home stopt all night

15th Wind went to Dish eels got 1 Leander went with them put 2 shoes on the Mare as she will slip going to get her shod sent up a Tub of Butter Got 6 Dollars the Big Rout at Nicholsons about the Girl this week

Mr James Cameron Island 1893 16th January W Wind Cutting Wood Leander at Dundee getting the Mo are shod by Derushie Brought a cutter Home gave {Illegible word} a ride to Hamittons

17th cool frosty Leander and Stanley went to Break some of the ice on our Road at the upper {Illegible word} some bushes on the ice went to Hamillons got the Papers took lordons satchel with his shirts to wash

18th wind fine frosty drew some wood cutting stovewood Stanley got a bad fall coming out of the barn fell on his face and hurted his head broke the rack of the sleigh

19th wind snowing a little making a nack for the sleigh this is the night of ponels Ball at Hopkins Point Leander and the 2 girls went to it 50 cents paid about 30 couple

20th came from the Ball went to Dundee for the Bob-Sleighs cold some snow

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Citation

James Cameron, “James Cameron Diary, 1893,” Rural Diary Archive, accessed July 15, 2024, https://ruraldiaries.lib.uoguelph.ca/transcribe/items/show/532.
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