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Edith "Gertrude" Brown Hood Diary, 1912-1929

Gertrude Brown Hood Diary, 1912-1929_030.pdf

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Aug 26 We had a very violent storm in the afternoon. Aug 28. Mr. Fleming was here with {Anton?}

Aug 18 Was first for papa to not see some-thing, in Della’s head. 1912 Here.

Feb. 25 1913 Mr. Prentice & Mr. Buse was here all fornoon the piano agent.

Apr. 17 1913 alex started on Land Doll & King april 18 pa & Alex were both on Land pa. had {panel?} + Dolly

}May 6 {below this date it reads: (1913)}11 little pigs arrived one Died. May 15 Mamma was going to the city. May 14th funeral Mr Brook

1916. May 8 pa & I went up to see Mr Hood 9 {The numbers 8 and 9 were written much larger than the rest of the sentence} I planted the dalios & other seeds.

May 7 Rhea was here Mary & {sdd?}, boys came over at night

T. MARCH 7th R. APRIL. 13th L. S.

april 23 in the morning the ground was covered with snow & Hood’s & Wallen’s started on the land

april 25 we started to work the back field and april 30 we sowed oats and finished it

The first of May was nice & warm. 2nd. of May we started to plant {Mions?} in the garden

May 9 was a cold wind & May 13 was very cold & a very strong wind & a few snow flakes. May 16. 17. 18, 20, 21 was very rainy & wet but 19th was sunday and it didn’t rain until about nine O.clock

June 4. 5. 6. 7. was middlin cold but still there was mild days.

Last week or so, of June & July part of first was very hot & dry, July 9th we started haying & finished July 23 in the afternoon

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