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William John "Willy" Little Diary, 1914-1925


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Friday, March 27 1918

July 3rd Brought 3 {illegible} home from the bush

5th. Finished drawing {illegible} off east hill 4 loads {illegible} {Farm?} come in the afternoon and stayed for {Illegible} Damian {Huller?} and family come down for the evening.

6- Cultivated {illegible} the third time and cut thistle in the oats.

7- {Done?} over to call on {illegible} + {illegible} {illegible} in the evening after 8.8.

8- Borrowed H.{Caminghams?} cutivation to cultivate turnips {1st time?}

9- {illegible} Holstien {could?} had little {calfer?} but me was lost.

10- {Aha?} Lee + family came out in the afternoon (a very heavy rain) Transplantid {illegible} plants. filling up the {hot-bid?}.

11- Another very fine rain which did a great deal of {illegible}. {Hordon?} and {Katherine?} came up for tea, brining some of the {sapphis?} for the Garden Partyon the {17th?}

12- Finished {thining?} turnips in {illegible} field, they were a good catch.

13- Finished drawing {illegible}{illegible} off field next {Dagalls?} 3 loads. Started to {cat?} {illegible} {illegible} in back {14?} acre field.

16- A very heavy rain in the evening, went to {illegible} to put {illegible}

17- Went to Garden Party at {illegible}, which {illegible} Garden Party was a great success in every way, the night was beautiful.

18- Finished having mangels the {illegible} {+?} time.

22- Finished cutting Timothy hay in 14 acre field

23- Finished {thising?} {Gray?} {illegible} turnips and to Brant Co. Farm {frienie?} at {illegible} Park in the afternoon.

24- Helfred Ambrose Simm draw brick for his new house.

25- Finished drawing in hay 20 loads off 14 acre field, 33 loads.

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