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Mary Elizabeth "Minnie" Baker Diary, 1914-1918

Mary Elizabeth (Minnie) Baker handwritten 1914-18 61.pdf

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1916    
June 15 Quilt 3.00
" 25 " Top 2.00
July 15  Pr. Sheets 1.25
" 22 {above line: 4} Bats pcases {above line: 100 1.00
" Pillow cases 60
" Sheet 88
" Lining 75
" " {illegible} yds 19
" Bat 25
" Sheets - pair 1.25
" Pillowing ticking 50
Nov. 1916 Table cloth 5.00
Dec. 1916 Pair blankets 1.65
Jan. 1917 {17?} yds hand toweling 1.00
" yarn for comforter 2.00
" chintz 2.00
" pair batowels 25
" 4 yds. towelling 56
Jan. 1917 curtain material 1.15
  bed spread 3.00
  Tablecloth 98
  5 yds print for quilt 90
  8 " dish towelling 1.00
  8 bats 1.88
  yarn for comforter 13
April 14 Best Comforter material 3.15
" 14 Bat 30
" 13 Ticking for pillows {illegible}

at 1. P.M. Mr. Williams comes to meet us Go to barn social at church at night. {below line: Mr. Williams goes home.}

" 28 Fine. Clean up wheat & fix fence.

" 29. " Hot. C & I to town.

" 30. " To church in morning. Dad's & Mabel's here to dinner. To church at night to Mr. Millson's {funeral?} {above line: Heavy rain at evening}

July 1. Windy. Cool. Bella & baby Lulu {Eve?} call in afternoon. Mr. Williams Leola, Lang in afternoon & to tea.

" 2. Cool. Fine. A. Lawton to dinner.

{Paid in crosshatch over top from Jan. 14 to Feb. 28}

Jan. 7. Mrs. Leeson's to tea.

" 14. Go home Friday night.

" 16. Come back Sunday night

" 23. Mrs. Leeson's to dinner & tea.

" 25. Mrs E. Leeson's to tea

" 26. " E. A. Silion's to tea.

" 28. Friday night go to Mabel's

" 29 Monday morning come back

Feb. 2 Tea at church

" 3. " Mrs. Edgeworths

" 6. Cyril here to tea.

" 20. " " "

" 25. Go home.

" 37. Come to Frome Cyril here too

" 28 Cyril leaves after dinner

" 24 Mrs. Clarence Daughaily's to tea

Mar 2 Mrs Walker's to tea

Mar. 25 Go home back Monday night

Apr 7 " " " Sunday Apr. 9

{Paid in crosshatch from April 20 to June 2}

" 20 " " " April 30

May 12 " " " Sunday May 14

" 20. " to Auckland " " 21

" 26. " home back " " 26

June 2. " " " " Mon. June 5

{" 11?} 4 Mabel & George here

Sept. 4. Came Mond. to Frome

" 9. Go home Sat.

" 10. Come back Sun.

" 13 Go to fair at London

" 20. " " " " Shedden

" 22. Go home Friday night

" 24 Come back Sun. {below line: 33 6 50 138}

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