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Andrew McFarland Learn Diary, 1873-1877


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12 Tuesday WD {wind} E clear To New Sarum To ordinatir Meeting Tomkins preache to diner To Lewises. john cut corn

13 Wednesday WD {wind} SE clear cut corn john to help

14 Thursday WD {wind} NW Rain finished cuting corn john to help. To Randalls to tea Ann to john Learns

15 fryday WD {wind} NW clear Drawed wood fore noon john to help to mill after. Lyman and jane and Randall and here at night

17 Sunday WD {wind} E Rain at home. jane Tonsley here. Randalls went home

18 Monday WD {wind} N Rain Doen choars john sawed wood jane here

19 Tuesday WD {wind} W clear To Randalls with bards To leggs to diner got strawbery plants and set them john to help Tansley and wife to tea went home

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