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Andrew McFarland Learn Diary, 1873-1877


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26 Sunday wind NW at home D f Moore and wife to Diner. froze at night

27 Monday wind NW clear cold sick with a boil bought a Drag of charlton $20 sold him 4 pigs $20 Dan at fence Randall to belmont gone to D f Moores at night

28 tuesday wind W clear cool sick with a boill Dan at fence. Spot cow had a calf, froze hard at night

29 Wednesday wind N cold sick with a boil Dan at fence forenoon away afternoon Midge hefer had a calf froze hard

30 thursday wind S cloudy Done chores Dan away Lyman Learn and wife here at night

May 1874

1 fryday wind W clear cold cultivated to 2 church Meeting at night got a letter of Dissmissial from the church for me and Ann. Dan away

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