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Edith "Gertrude" Brown Hood Diary, 1929

Gertrude Brown Hood Diary, 1929_118.pdf

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Friday August 2

Weather as cool

men drew aslike and Thriched all day

two loads to thresh in the moring,butthey got the field cleared.

l'ella came up to help me for the day

Billy helped with the chickens.

miss hood came up in the evening.

mother and laura called in for Della.

Saturday August 3 Weather- showers in the moring

fair and cooler.

Douglas and norman finished threshing abike and threshed some barely.

Will and Douglas W. hord potates.

Produce- Eggs 700g.

Cream 14 pt

Chicke 25.

Douglas went to newmarket in the afternooon will srode to the st with him

Norman and douglas cleaned aligesal in the afternoon.

newton and laura called in the afternoon

mr worc came over at night for douglas.

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