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William Thompson Diary, 1842-1847

William Thompson Diary handwritten 1841-47 90.pdf

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1847 January

Wednesday 13 cont'd Denny to Stratford - brot from Dr Moore a Bottle Cough mixture & 3 ppales from Sharman a small piece of very nice Beef & from Kay my new Boots -- no longer Sleigh'g
Thursday 14 W'd & D'y winnowing wheat, chop'g firewood &c Denny even'g with Horses to Stratford & brot Dr Moore
Friday 15 W'd & D'y winnow'g wheat Dr M left after breakfast Aft'n W'd & self Do - Denny to Stratford for sundries
Saturday 16 W'd & D'y winnowing as yesterday chop'g firewood &c

Mifs Crerars brot from P. Office a letter from John to self no know{illegible}

rec'd of remitt'ce of 9th p Alex Orr & a Hamilton Newsp'r communicating the death of Mr Downing - Dr Moore a visit this morn'g

pd Peter for 1 lb Tea - 5/6 yk
3 5 snow showers
Sunday 17 Denny home - took to P. Off'ce letter Mrs to Mr B
Monday 18 Paid Emily for Jefsy Crerar 3/ - & for Mrs Crerar for Butter 6/2 & 1/ 10 1/2 5 5
W'd chop'g firewood ev'g - aft'n with Eliz'th getting in Hay from the Stack even'g setting thrash'g Mill at Jno Stewarts pd Hine on acc't prec't 2 ~ ~
Tuesday 19 W'd at John Stewarts with Horses & thrashing Mill

Emily to Stratford - brot sundries from stores

pd Peter Woods Butcher Johns'n
17 2 1/2
Hicks Carr'ge of Parcel Drugs from Galt p Stage 30 M 1 10
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1847 January
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Wednesday 3 light now with high wind wind increased till 2 am & by day light moderated
Thursday 4 fine - Roads &c a sheet of ice no moving for oxen
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