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William Sunter Diary, 1893

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Quite a rain this forenoon. Willies hungarian grass is all out in cock yet. I was thinking it  was unfortunate he did not take it in sooner but he tells me the wet has gone but a very little distance in. Willie started to plow in our front field. I told him a few days since that I would pay him to do some plowing for us. James Clark brought along a two furrow plow which I agreed to take at the same time upon which Willie was to take it, namely 3 cords B & N wood delivered at their yard in Guelph by march next, and the old gang plow. Willie used it in the field behind the orchard after it came to hand. it worked well but the point of one of the shares broke off short.  
 
Quite a rain this forenoon. Willies hungarian grass is all out in cock yet. I was thinking it  was unfortunate he did not take it in sooner but he tells me the wet has gone but a very little distance in. Willie started to plow in our front field. I told him a few days since that I would pay him to do some plowing for us. James Clark brought along a two furrow plow which I agreed to take at the same time upon which Willie was to take it, namely 3 cords B & N wood delivered at their yard in Guelph by march next, and the old gang plow. Willie used it in the field behind the orchard after it came to hand. it worked well but the point of one of the shares broke off short.  
 
=== <s>18</s> 19 Tuesday ===
 
=== <s>18</s> 19 Tuesday ===
A very fine day. extremely hot awhile. I worked pretty hard to day, dug up between 2 rows of the strawberries and otherwise working round this forenoon. Afternoon I was working on the shed roof. and after awhile left that to help Willie in with his hungarian hay. I turned out the cocks to the sun and Johny & his boy and Robt. Jestin helped us in with it. Willie took up
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A very fine day. extremely hot awhile. I worked pretty hard to day, dug up between 2 rows of the strawberries and otherwise working round this forenoon. Afternoon I was working on the shed roof. and after awhile left that to help Willie in with his hungarian hay. I turned out the cocks to the sun and Johny & his boy and Robt. Jestin helped us in with it. Willie took up about 8 bags potatoes from 3 rows of his patch. they are very fine and large. Johny has been working at his corn field he is plowing it up and lifting the stones the while.

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SEPTEMBER 1888 1893

17 18 Monday

Quite a rain this forenoon. Willies hungarian grass is all out in cock yet. I was thinking it was unfortunate he did not take it in sooner but he tells me the wet has gone but a very little distance in. Willie started to plow in our front field. I told him a few days since that I would pay him to do some plowing for us. James Clark brought along a two furrow plow which I agreed to take at the same time upon which Willie was to take it, namely 3 cords B & N wood delivered at their yard in Guelph by march next, and the old gang plow. Willie used it in the field behind the orchard after it came to hand. it worked well but the point of one of the shares broke off short.

18 19 Tuesday

A very fine day. extremely hot awhile. I worked pretty hard to day, dug up between 2 rows of the strawberries and otherwise working round this forenoon. Afternoon I was working on the shed roof. and after awhile left that to help Willie in with his hungarian hay. I turned out the cocks to the sun and Johny & his boy and Robt. Jestin helped us in with it. Willie took up about 8 bags potatoes from 3 rows of his patch. they are very fine and large. Johny has been working at his corn field he is plowing it up and lifting the stones the while.