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Mary Agnes "Aggie" Cooper Diary, 1913-1914

MaryAgnesCooper_1913-1914_031.pdf

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Sat Nov 8. Raining from the East all day. Aunt Nellie helping Mary she is not well. Bert here to do the horses.

Sun Nov 9. Raining all day from East. A dredful I storm. many boats sank and lives lost. Willie did the horses.

Mon Nov 10. Snowing a little then cleared and cold. George helping Bert then went to Mill. ploughed in afternoon. Aunt Nellie at Mrs Clarkes.

Tue Nov 11. Fine but cold. Mick came back. Bert left at night.

Wed Nov 12. Fine and cold. boiled Plumb Pudding. Aunt Mattie helping Mary. Sold 4 pigs.

Thur Nov 13. Fine day and quite mild. Mr and Mrs Gibson called. Willie finished his Turnips.

Fri Nov 14. Fine mild day. all done ploughing but for fallow

Sat Nov 15. Fine and mild. Mick at the Mill. Aunt Mattie in Toronto. The Hunt Club crossed.

Sun Nov 16. Mild but dull and damp. Annie here for tea

Mon Nov 17. Fine day. Mick ploughing his garden. Aunt Mattie and I went to Richmond Hill called at Miss Pages. their Mother dead. and at Willie Cooks. I called at Marys in eve -

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