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Andrew McFarland Learn Diary, 1873-1877


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12 Thursday WD {wind} S clear comenced to cut oats Randall to diner he got old Bounce from Norm.he Baroue the bugey. frank helpe in ots

13 fryday WD {wind} S clear cut oats frank To help hired jack to help To Belmont got cheese Mpney $28 got umbela from Odle $1.25cts Randall and wife here

14 Satruday WD {wind} S Rain cut oats john H fadon barg and frank to help Randall To London here at night frank away at night

15 Sunday WD {wind} S clear To 2 church Dr crawford preached. Randall and wife with us frank away. Randalls went home

16 Monday WD {wind} NW Rain To Belmont got horses shod 8 shoes set to Abbotts got from Odle box Teaslb 1 lb Tobacoe for $3.85cts finished cuting oats frank to help

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