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Stephen "Sylvester" Main Diary, 1890-1922

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1904

Jan 1. to Charley Tuttons took some pics

Jan 23 Taking some winter scenes of pics down in woods

31 - Looking after the church to-day. Father not very well

Feb 9 Jim + I went up country on train walked to Alex Adams stayed all night

24 Went to Harvies to put in dummy waiter

Mar 5 Finished dummy waiter

June 17 Raised barn after supper. - John McBeans

24 Picnic in John MacDonald's orchard.

25 to Guelph on the excursion to Guelph Madel farm 29 start shingling . all day 30 al da, July 1 July 2 all day

July 6 fix Hugh Mulholands barn. 6,7,8,9,11,12 13 14 15 16

25 shingling our barn 27 shingling Tom Whites all day.

Aug 10 Ploughing all day. 11, 12, 13, .

28 John Patricks funeral

Sept 1 Back to James Hills pulling sleepers in driving shed

3 to St Thomas on the noon train - vivit Oscar + Rosa - Mattie there We all went to Port Stanley on the train Martha there.

20 Took pies up to Edith McBean at night

Oct 12 Maggie Caldar + I taking some pics. - to Rockton Show.

22 Mother sick in bed. Finally got a nurse Miss Frasen

27 Putting in my road work.

Dec 31 to Galt for coal stove fetched it home + put it up.


1905


Apr. 21 Cleve Mac + I went to St Thomas to see Oscar + Rosa

22. we all went for a walk around the city took pictures

24 left-comet. Woodstook. stayed at Andy Pullins all night

25. Andy drove us to Woodstook. Came home on noon train. To Galt bought a buggy - fetched Rosa's whed home from station

May 1 Papering for Miss Watson.

4 making a hen pen. 5 worked at pen all day.

June 4 John Culham's funeral

July 17 17 started work at Barnhardt barn

Aug 18 started + raise

Oct 22 Annie Harvie + I to Galt church at night

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