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Andrew Brown Scott Diary, 1857

Andrew_Brown_Diary_1857_5.pdf

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Tuesday 13

Working at plan of peel {text is written across Tuesday and Wednesday,the ink is faded}

Wednesday 14

Took the tracing to Ellis in the {illegible text}. Went to Brampton in the evening to travel in search of information for map of Peel.

Thursday 15

Went to Boltons Village to get a map of the school sections in Albion. The {illegible text} said I could get it from community clerk next week-Called on the Clerk {illegible text, ink is too faint}

Friday 16

Went to Streetsville to get the school section of Toronto from the town clerk-he had it then said I could get them from the county clerk-went to Springfield and got a good good deal of information from our Laybour-{illegible text}

Saturday 17

Very cold stormy day-staid home all day

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