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Edith "Gertrude" Brown Hood Diary, 1927

Gertrude Brown Hood Diary, 1927_076.pdf

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Monday, May 16 Weather Cloudy {ocasional?} showers Eggs - 122 Mack ploughed in summerfollow Fred drew load of gravel & one of stone for the church basement {The?} tree started to day on the flour of the basement Gertie went down home for the afternoon planted two more wallnut trees Set hin on four goose eggs Della S. {Reta?}. Mrs Miyer & {illegible} came up at night for milk & to see little chicks

Tuesday, May 17 Weather - Very fine in morning turning to rain at night Eggs - 110 - 1 goose 1 duck Filled the chop bins in morning Men bothe ploughedin foll on Helped to coment the flour in basement of church Mack ploughed out a nest of rabbits and gave them to Juin Gertie went o recital at Unionville at night which was very good.

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