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Andrew McFarland Learn Diary, 1873-1877


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19Sunday WD {wind} NE clear cold at home philip went home

20 Monday WD {wind} S clear mild To Avon got 200 feet boards Rented the swam lot to Sandy cury for one year for $35.. to be paid in lumber

21 Tuesday WD {wind} S Rain thawed Done choars. Randall took a load of wood

22 Wednesday WD {wind} SW clear husked corn finished

23 Thursday WD {wind} N clear Done choars. Norm and wife here in the evening To tea.

24 fryday WD {wind} E Rain sleet DOne choars. Cury fetched the Bell colt home to me

25 Saturday WD {wind} N cloudy DOne choars. Geroge Legg and wife Randall and wife ed and philip Learn here To diner Randall at night

26 Sunday SE Rain heavy at home. Randall and wife went home

27 Monday WD {wind} SE clear Done choars. EDs wife here in the evening

28 Tuesday WD {wind} SE clear Done choars.

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