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Andrew McFarland Learn Diary, 1873-1877


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8 Thursday {in?} S clear {"warm" written on top of "clear"}

plowed {Mvin?} Boiled

sap Edwin cullver

and Mother to Diner

Lyman and Randall

here at night

Let phileman have 1 bu {"eom" written above}

9 fryday {in?} SW clear

plowed. phileman at

hen pen Alvin choared

Mother to tea

10 Saturday {in?} SW clear

plowed phileman 1/2 day

at her pen Norm and

Alvin in Bush Mother

to diner. Randall home

at night. Let Ancha

Mcolum have bag of corn

11 Sunday in E clear

to 2 church Lynce {pmeache?}

Alvin home Randall

at home. Nety Learn

here at night

Rose cow had a calf

12 Monday {in?} E clear

plowed fone noon cultivate

after phileman at pen {"l" scratched out}

Alvin choared. Mother

and father to Breakfast

Mother to diner

13 Tuesday in E cloudy

Done choars let Norm have

Barley 10 bushel. phileman {"day" written on top of "phileman"} 1/2

Elder Lyce {between the y and c of "Lyce" the letters "on" are added in pencil} To diner. other

To diner. lill cow had calf

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