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William John "Willy" Little Diary, 1914-1925


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April 1st. {Gerim?} Shepard went home after working for us all winter

2nd Henry WIlliamson came out for the Easter holidays and Best came out for a load of wood

- 5th A very wet day. Husked corn in the afternoon, the Rawleighman came

- 6 - Went to Brantford taking the car from Paris. Don came up with me

- 7 Milton Lee came out and the boys went back to the bush to gather the sap

- 9 - Sowed 1 1/2 bus of Red Clover Seed on back 14 acre field.

- 18 - Finished drawing in corn stalks from the field

- 20 - Went to the bush and brought home the sap pails after having made about 6 gals of syrup

- 21 {Mik? illegible} came to work for 8 mos

- 23 Started to roll meadows and to cultivate

25 Took the car to town for the first time. Edith went to {illegible}

- 28 - Grandmaa Lee died after a lingering sickness of two mos or more

- 28 - Finished sowing oats in north hill field

- 30 - Went to Grandma Lee's Funeral, a wet cold day.

May 2nd Finished sowing mixed grain in south east corner field

- 4 - Went to Brantford and Echo place with the car

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