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Andrew McFarland Learn Diary, 1873-1877


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5 Thursday WD {wind} S clear To Belmont To Mill 20 bushel to chop got from Odle 1 pair boots for frank $2..50. picked cheryes after

6 fryday WD {wind} W Rain Down with a lame back frank choared

7 Satrday WD {wind} W Rain To Belmont got grists let Odle have egg 16 /12 dz helon and Nety Learns To Tea

8 Sunday WD {wind} W clear To 2 church pro Crawford preached. john and Mrs Walice here to diner frank home. here at night

9 Monday WD {wind} SW clear too a load of chees 34 To Dorechston station fore noon drawed in Barley after and killed 2 pigs let Hoover have 400lb for $32..00

10 Tuesday WD {wind} SW clear Drawed in Barley and wheat frank to help

11 Wednesday WD {wind} E W Rain finished drawing in wheat and Barley frank to help

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