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William John "Willy" Little Diary, 1914-1925


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Monday, May 18


Nov 7th Thanksgiving Day, and as Dm. Jack Marguerite {illegible} Louie & Annie Hewitt were here we all went over to Grandpa and Grandma Lee for Supper.

.. 8 .. Started to snow about noon and snowed steady for over a day, there being over 6 inches of snow.

. 9 Brought young cattle home from Hartleys bush.

.. 10 .. Took a load of potatoes to Brantford with the slay.

.. 14 .. Took the Engine & Saw over to Johnsons to saw wood.

.. 15 . Started to cut corn stalks with the engine.

.. 16 . Started to plow in creek field for oats.

. 22 .. Edith and the little folks went over to Moores for tea.

. 23 . Rain turning to snow & ice at night.

.. 24 .. Started to draw turnips to the Glen@20¢.

.. 25 .. Went to Presby by Meeting at Paris in the afternoon and evening. Rev. Dn Gordan "Ralph Connor" spoke at both Meetings

.. 29 .. Went to Miss Griers to get 6 shoots about 150 {illegible} each.

.. 30 . A very fine mild day, like Indian Summer.

Dec 1st. A fine Indian Summer Day, Mr Hartley helped to plow.

.. 2nd. Finished plowing back 14 acre field.

.. 5th Snow storm last night with ice.

.. 7th Brought calfs home from Saybs bush.

. 8 . Started to draw turnips to the Glen (very slippery)

. 13 . Took a load of potatoes to Brantford selling them privately at $9.00 per bag.

. 15 Went to St. George in forenoon to pay taxes. $118.85 {illegible} $11.00

.. 19 Took potatoes to Paris, also 6 geese to Roy Meggs for $14.00.

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