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Andrew McFarland Learn Diary, 1873-1877


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26 Monday {in?} NW clear

plowed phileman ad

Alvin boiled sap in

Bush. Let george Learn

have 25 bushel of oats

{for?} 45 cts per bushel $11.25

to be paid first cheese

sale. Shot cow had calf

27 Tuesday {in?} E clear

cultivated {originally "cultivater" but changed "r" to "d"} for oats ad

sowed 1 bushel. phileman

and Alvin in the bush

Ann boiled Molases

Dawn {the "n" in "Dawn" is smudged} 4 1/2 galons

28 Wednesday {in?} S clear

Draged {"oats" is inserted later} Alvin To help

Norm sowed oats 16 be

Ed Weslake ad wife to teea

29 Thursday {in?} W high Rain

Rolled fallwheat Ann

put Dawn carpet in parler

30 fryday {in?} SW clear

plowed for corn. Randall

and jack to tea

{"May 1875" written in big letters}

1 Saturday {in?} E Rain had

comenced To send

Milk To factory to Belmont

from G cows Alvin went

home at night gave

{jiney?} Aple fond a calf

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