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Edith "Gertrude" Brown Hood Diary, 1912-1929

Gertrude Brown Hood Diary, 1912-1929_027.pdf

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Total amount above the 78¢

May 6 first treatment

May 14 second “

{In the right margin it reads:






{The following is written more faintly than normal:}

Cover meat with 4 lbs Rock Salt

each pail water

1 ounce salt peter

1 “ {baking} soda

1 pd Brown sugar

Boil cool


June 4th. J. Coxworth came out in the afternoon + went home {between the lines it reads: in the morning, Pa Drove him to the car.}

June 6th. June 5 papa & him were driving all day Long. & I harnessed molly at night and was driving her around also went over to the {fifth?} for Bicycle. June. 6 went Back with Bicycle June. 6. had terrible Blustery storm & blew silos over June 7 Papa & John went to V.S. for Money.









7 3.78

May 6 Papa Newton & I went to Markham to Dr {Hore?} for the first treatment 1915. had a letter from Uncle John also

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