Scripto | Transcribe Page

Log in to Scripto | Recent changes | View item | View file

William John "Willy" Little Diary, 1914-1925

WillyLittle1914-1925_122.pdf

« previous page | next page » |

Current Page Transcription [edit] [history]

Sunday, April 26

1920

June 18th. Went to the S.S Convention at Branchton, on account of it being a wet day the crowd was not as large as usual but the speakers were fine. Miss Mabel Jaggart of {illegible} the {illegible} represents.

.. 19" Sowed the turnips in back 14 acre field.

.. 22 .. Held our meeting of the Sunday School in the evening. Combined with a social evening consisting of a short programe with cake and ice cream afterwards.

.. 23.. Started to thin mangels, a very heavy rain.

" Started to cut sweet clover back of drive shed.

Grandpa Lee came over and re{illegible} the hay sack. Patched the kitchen roofs with shingle in forenoon. Drew in a load of sweet clover.

.. 26 Went to S.S Picnic at Mohawk Park Brantford.

.. 27 Wentto Meth. Church, Paris and to Grandpa Lee's for dinner Clarence & Marce being down from Guelph for the day.

. 28 Cut Lucerne on north hill a light crop.

.. 29 Started to do road-work a heavy rain at night.

.. 30 Cut Lucerne on centre east hill.

July 1st Finished cutting Lucerne clover

.. 2nd A very heavy thunder storm in the afternoon W. Kelmans had seven cattle killed with lightning

.. 4th Will Millers came over after S.S for a little visit.

.. 5 . Started to thin turnips a good catch.

.. 6 .. Finished drawing in Lucerne hay 7 loads.

Transcription Tips

  • Follow the example of transcribing provided in the first few PDF files of this diary.
  • Click Edit when you’re ready to start transcribing.
  • Click Detach to move the transcription box to a convenient location.
  • Copy the text as it is, including misspellings and abbreviations.
  • Start each new day with a new line. Otherwise ignore spacing and alignments.
  • Use toolbar heading options for any headings in the text, i.e. diary titles.
  • Use toolbar table generator for any tables in the text, i.e. finance records.
  • Use toolbar comment option to add your own comments, i.e. illegible text or uncertain names or description of drawings.
  • Use toolbar stroke through text option to transcribe crossed-out text.
  • When done press "Save Transcription" to save your work.
  • Note: If a line on one page appears to carry over on the same line on the next page, please check the next page and (if applicable) transcribe both pages together as if they are one page. Type your unified transcription under the first of the two pages.
  • View more transcription tips. (Opens in new tab)

Current Page Discussion [edit] [history]