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Clara, Olive, & Elizabeth Philp Diary, 1902


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May WEDNESDAY, 28 (148-217) 1902

Da went back and sowed and harrowed the barley. after dinner harrowing and rolling root ground. Ma & Mrs. Burrows up to see Grandpa Philp. cold day but bright heavy frost.

THURSDAY, 29 (149-216)

Election Day Da went back and finished rolling. Then went to vote. Drawing out manure rest of day. Jim Bready here for dinner. Miss North and Mrs. Bell here in afternoon. Jas. McEwing & Jas Tucker candiates. bright day, but windy. Tucker elected with majority of 103. In the house 47 Tories & 50 Grits Got it down to a tie

FRIDAY, 30 (150-215)

Disced the potato patch. Then helped cut potatoes After dinner Grandpa, Ma and me dropped potatoes. planted 8 rows. hot day.

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