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Stephen "Sylvester" Main Diary, 1890-1922

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1920

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Nov. at George Robb's house shingling 26 Oddjobs 27, 28, 29, 30 Working at house all day

1 odd jobs 2 To Branchton 3 Took pigs to Bronchton. 4 5 6 working at Geo Robbs house

8, 9, 10 AtGeoRobbs 11 Wm. Cronins sale 12 homejons 13 drawing cornstalks

15 At Troy working at house 16 same 17 Annie + I went to Nelson Culhan fix pump

18 home jobs 19 working upstairs 20 Put on 2 doors 22-27 working at house.

Dec 29-30 Dec 1-4 Shingling + working at house. 6, 11 working at house 133-17 At house

18 To Galt. 20-23 At house 24 to Galt 25 Had Xmas din (not sure) at Albert's 27 to Rockton horseshod. 28, 29, 30 Down at George Robbs plastering

1921 3 at Geo Robb plastering + put on 2nd coat 5 same 6 fix shelves 7 lathing

Jan 8 fix stair put window in barn 10 Loolred at Harv Whetban's barn, getting ready for tea meeting. 11 Cleaning up at church 12. Geo Robb 2nd coat of plaster 13. barn

14 finished at barn. put on doors. 15 put in window glass + fix catchoo 17 Put up Bannister

18 Made book case . put in wall. 19 Working at bannister 20 same 21. lathing + plastering small room down stair 24 plater 25 fix mantle. 26 lathing in parler 27 same

28 finished fixing our doorbell 29 Cement in frontof fire place 31 At Andy pulling making new barn doors 1 At Mr Kregors sale 2 to Rockton sale

Feb. 3 to Hamilton 4 around all day. 5 Oscar fetchees me home 7 to A Pullin putting on barn doors 8. to Littlee Corners school sheeling inside 9 At school working

10 To George Robb to put in dumb waiter 11 dumb waiter. 12 worked at pantry

14 At Cupbeard. 15 Got load of hay. 16 Ad cupboard. 17 to Branchton to Geordie Mac Donald's funeral. 18 At Pantry 19 same 21. 22, 23, 24. 25, 26. worked at cupboard all day 28 Plastering parlor to day. 1 To Frank Mc Killigans sale 2 2nd coat plaster

March 3 A Patren Sickles sale 4 Working at house all day. 7 to Roy Robbs gate 8 started to build back porch 9, 10 same 11 To balt to get horse shad. 12 woeking at home

14. 15. 16 worked at porch 17 papering at Culhenes 18 Bushe's Sale 19 Plastering at Pine Grove school 22 Got some maple trees to set out an other lot 22 Got oats to Galt to chop.

23 At Mr. Robbs papering 24 At Andy Pullins started trough in stable 25 worl(illegible) at trough.

26 to Harve Whelban me (illegible) for barn (not sure) 28 Making wheels for dumb waiter

29 Got straw to sale 30 Annie + Harvie + I went to Branohton 31. Fix house at John Kreagars

April 1 working at house 2 working at house 4, 5, 6, Working at house. 7. to sale.

8, 9. working at Mr Kreagars house all day. 11. 12 13 14 15 16 raised rool erc. 18 trim apple trees 19 to Will Ure Sale. 20 made 2 window frames 21. 22 working at house.

25. 26. 27 28 working at house all day. 29 To Jim Hum phreus papering all day. 30 got done

May. 2 Helping Ceeil Culhor put wheel on Wind Mill. 3, 4. 5, 6 working at wall finished

9 framing Kitchen 10 plastering cistern 11 At Harve whetham 12 finished 13 Mr Kreager

14 Drawing out Manure on our lot to day 16 started to plow 17 finished 18 At Mr Kreager

19 At Baily Keachinpapering 20 same - got done 21 At Kreagors 23 Building chimines

24 planting Potatoes 25. 26 27 28 shingling - got done 30, 31 Work at house

June 1 lathing 2 3. 4 same 6 to Geo Robbs making screcing 7.8 9. lathing

10. 11 Woring at house 13, 14 latheing. 15 16 17 18 plastering all day.

20, 21 22 23 24 25 plastering all day 27 Our baby born to-day.

July. 1 Plastering down cellar

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