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William Sunter Diary, 1893

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== OCTOBER <s>1888</s> 1893==
 
== OCTOBER <s>1888</s> 1893==
 
=== <s>8</s> 9 Monday===
 
=== <s>8</s> 9 Monday===
Very high wind to day. I had intended to go on the roof.
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Very high wind to day. I had intended to go on the roof to day and finish up the patching by putting on the last bunch I bought at Paton's, but the wind was so high I did not venture. I then put in a few panes of glass in the stables and nailed on protection to save them from being broken again. I afterwards helped to fix up the onions which are being harvested in this fine weather. Willie has been helping at Robert Jestin's threshing. Johny also. he strikes out the plowing for Harry Goulding. margaret and I went to see the show stuff that Webb's have prepared for the show tomorrow. the parsnips and beets are as good, I think, as I ever saw.
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=== <s>9</s> 10 Tuesday===
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A very fine day and not so windy as yesterday. Robert Jestin is threshing again to day and the boys are again helping him. I finished up the patching of the roofs to day. put on some {illegible} our house roof. I took 2 bags grain to the milland got them chopped for the pigs. this makes 3 bags for them now. Willie is also taking
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{in margin} finished patching the roofs - 2 bags chop at mill. pig feed our own mix for chop - Willie gave us a bag of flour.

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OCTOBER 1888 1893

8 9 Monday

Very high wind to day. I had intended to go on the roof to day and finish up the patching by putting on the last bunch I bought at Paton's, but the wind was so high I did not venture. I then put in a few panes of glass in the stables and nailed on protection to save them from being broken again. I afterwards helped to fix up the onions which are being harvested in this fine weather. Willie has been helping at Robert Jestin's threshing. Johny also. he strikes out the plowing for Harry Goulding. margaret and I went to see the show stuff that Webb's have prepared for the show tomorrow. the parsnips and beets are as good, I think, as I ever saw.

9 10 Tuesday

A very fine day and not so windy as yesterday. Robert Jestin is threshing again to day and the boys are again helping him. I finished up the patching of the roofs to day. put on some {illegible} our house roof. I took 2 bags grain to the milland got them chopped for the pigs. this makes 3 bags for them now. Willie is also taking


{in margin} finished patching the roofs - 2 bags chop at mill. pig feed our own mix for chop - Willie gave us a bag of flour.