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Andrew McFarland Learn Diary, 1873-1877


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13 Saturday and S clear thaw

Done choars. philip home

Nonm an henery cut

wood. let Norm have

oats 20 bushel fon $8.00

Randall home at night

14 Sunday {in?} S Thawed main

to No 7 to church Burk

preached Randall an

Sarah ann Legg to

DIner and tea philip


15 Monday {in?}{"high water" written above line} S Rain fogy

to st thomas took out of Merchants Bank $413

to Dine to Lymans

henery Done choars

philip away. got Deed

on Record

16 Tuesday {in?} SW snow {"cold blustery" written above "snow"}

Done choars y smith here

philip came home

17 Wednesday {in?} W snow {"cold" written above line} Blustery

to Lyons paid fuliton

for Ty Putnam $352. {illegible} 5

took up Notes. To johns to jack and philip sawed


18 Thursday {in?} W clear cold

cut wood Drawed in 3

load. jack helped to cut

philip helped Draw

jack went away at 3


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