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William Thompson Diary, 1842-1847

William Thompson Diary handwritten 1841-47 96.pdf

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1847 May

Saturday 1 Mrs Riley paid further on acco't Hay $2.1.10 1/2 yk Cy owes 3. 1 1/2 W'd & Pat in 6 acre peice South ploughing & 11 10 1/2 cold
Sunday 2 at home Do
Monday 3 W'd & Tom Pat at 6 acre pl'g as above

Mr Daly had 630 lbs Hay @ $6 p Ton

Mr Roper had 1/2 Ton Do Do
frost m'g
Tuesday 4 W'd planted Onion Seed Pat dragging Garden aft'n

Mr Daly had 2 Loads Hay 1 Ton $6

Martha & Em'y to Stratford - pd Wilson & Coleman ----
~ 10 3 Do
pd John Monteith ----- 7 1
Wednesday 5 W'd Gardening sowd 2 Beds Red {illegible} preparing Beds Pat at McWilliams with Horses

Riddel Jun'r brot from P. Office Letters - Aunt Jane & Mrs Jos to self & inclosing one

one from Mrs Cookson to self inclosing to Martha - one for Robert Thompson

6th Con 19th Stratford car of S W Daly Esq - 1 ret'd to P. Office & one from Rev'd J Litchfield on Riley St - 5 Inq'r 1 Canad'n & 1 Church

Postage 1/4 C'y not pd
fine & mild
Thursday 6 Pat did not come home last night & remains with the Horses at McWilliams over today - W'd Gardening - sowd2 Beds Onion Seed fine & warm
Friday 7 W'd & Pat gardening Sowd 2 Beds Carrot 1 Beet Thrush {bold} fine light rain even'g
Saturday 8 Wilfred at Ropers for the day - Pat getting in firewood - W'd Sowd Cabbage Seeds

ret'd to P. Office by Forbes letter for Rob't Thomson (vide 5 ins't

T. Daly & Mr Rawlinson on pafsment left a money letter for Mr to Mrs Barron & not pd

Roper sent word 9 pm that the oxen had thrown down his fence

Note fm Mr Daly to purchase 40 Bush'ls Fall Wheat at Market Price
mild aft'n rain
Sunday 9 Eliz'th Minges left pd her in Goods p Acco. Mrs T. M. J{illegible}
7.7 1/2

Mrs Barron 3. 1/1/2 Bal'ce in Cash

all at home
Monday 10 W. Martha & Mrs Barron in Waggon to Stratford - Mr Daly is to have 40 Bush'ls Fall Wheat on Thursday @

Ag'l Soc'y refuse to pay any thing more for keep of Bull.

they claim being $2 short pd on 1/2 y'r to 1 Dr & for 1 qu'r $17.~.~.

& to keep for 1 Dec'r to 1 March
Tuesday 11 Wilf'd & Pat making new fence East side of Barn Yard light show'r aft'n & ev'g
Wednesday 12 Do Do fixing Gate to Do digging drain &c - Wilf'd took to Mr Dalys Bush'ls Fall Wheat @
1847 May
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Tuesday 18
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