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William Jeremiah Shreve Diary, 1907


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July - Monday 8 - (189-176) - 1907

I was about home all forenoon working. After dinner went to meet Tilbury council re Pike drainage {illegible} improvement without success. Met Mr E {Arque?} at Fletcher re gas pipe line he was willing to apply for franchise at an early date. {Rev.?} Irving, Deputy Wellwood, and Engineer {Baird?} and myself came to merlin and arranged for me to inter view our solicitor Kerr report to Engineer at once re Pike works. Weather warm and dry.

Tuesday 9 - (190-175)

I was at home all day working in hay, East mow to or above beam, day bright and warm. Hay put-in in fine shape.

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