Scripto | Transcribe Page

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

Mary Agnes "Aggie" Cooper Diary, 1913-1914


« previous page | next page » |

Current Page Transcription [edit] [history]

Tue Feb 4. A very cold west wind with a few flurries. Uncle, Aunt Nellie and I at the social. we took a large piece of ham, four cakes, two loaves of bread and milk. took in $1.76.

Wed Feb 5. Fine but a cold wind.

Thur Feb 6. Fine but very cold and windy. I went over to Marys to help her. Uncle at Mr Larose Sale.

Fri Feb 7. Cold west wind, dust blowing.

Sat Feb 8. Fine but not so cold. a few squirrels. I went to Toronto. Uncle is poorly. the Doctor out to extract his tooth.

Sun Feb 9. Fine and moderately cold. Willie here in the afternoon. the Doctor here.

Mon Feb 10. Cold east wind, below zero for the first this year. We had Mr and Mrs Smellie, Mr and Mrs Teasdale, Mr Morgan and Walshs, Willie, Marjorie and Annie to spend the evening.

Tue Feb 11. Fine and windy. Annie went home. I went to bake for Mary.

Wed Feb 12, Fine but cold wind, roads all clean and dusty. at Dr.

Thur Feb 13. Fine and cold. Uncle and Aunt Nellie at Thornhill

Fri Feb 14. Valentines Day. I went to bake for Mary.

Sat Feb 15, A east wind, Uncle in Toronto. came snow at night.

Sun Feb 16. Fine bright day but frosty. Willie and boys here for dinner. Uncle and I at church, in eve.

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.
  • View more transcription tips.

Current Page Discussion [edit] [history]