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Andrew McFarland Learn Diary, 1873-1877


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March 1875

1 Monday in E snow {"cold" is written above "snow"} Blustery

Done choars. philip come

home. Robert Learn to dine

henery an winters to, diner

2 tuesday {in?} W clear cold

Done choars philip helped

henery and George Bass

cut wood

3 Wednesday in E snow - {"= very Blustery cold" written above line}{"drift" written above "very Blustery cold"}

Done choars. henery split

wood {fone?} noon philip home

4 Thursday in E clear mild

fisc spiles. Done choars phib

to help henery an {Nonm?}

cut wood after noon

5 fryday in SE snow

to Belmont got from New

man 2 pails and paper ink

for c5 cts. philip Done

choars. {Nonm?} and henery

cut wood fone noon

6 Saturday in W cloudy cold

to Lyons Diner To Randalls

Nonm and henery cut wood

Randall home at night

7 Sunday in E clear

to No 7 to church W

Jackson preached. philip

with me Randall away

at night. Ann home

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