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William John "Willy" Little Diary, 1914-1925


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Tuesday, May 12


July 6th Went to Aunt Marguret Greens Funeral in the afternoon about 110 in the shade after over two weeks of very hot weather.

.. 7 . Finished drawing in hay off north field. 28 loads & 6 off 3 acre field. 1 load of rakings

.. 8 . Finished cutting hay in the morning and drew in a load of rakings, and a heavy but welcome rain about noon, raining nearly all afternoon which came after 3 weeks of extremely hot weather. which was exceptionaly good for the corn. Margurete, Louis & {Minie?} Hewitt came up for a few days.

.. 9 Replaced the binder. raining all afternoon.

.. 10 Went to Woodstock in the morning, and as it rained nearly all afternoon we did not come back until Monday.

.. 11 . Finished drawing in hay 2 loads Lucerne off corner next Hartleys barn Making 36 loads of hay in all.

.. 12 Brought 3 young cattle home from Armstrongs

.. .. Started to cut wheat in creek field.

.. 14 Finished cutting wheat in Hogs back field May me & 2 little folks and Agnes Crogier came up from Brantford.

. 15 Cultivated Potatoes 1 {illegible} and went through turnips with diser

.. 16 Josie Jackson came down from Galt for the weekend.

. 17 Baptismal Services@St.George and took Andrew to be Baptized

the day was fine, called at Millers a little while in the evening.

.. 18 Started to cut mixed grain in back ten acre field

.. 19 A fine rain last night and this morning

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