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Andrew McFarland Learn Diary, 1873-1877


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14 Tuesday [wind] NE snow finished plowing cleaned a grist 10 bushel wheat john to help john went away for a tramp paid him 25 cts

15 Wednesday [wind] W clear husked corn Done choars

16 Thursday [wind] SW cloudy to mill 16 bushel of wheat let jackson have 400 lb flour. got the horses shod 8 shoes 4 new to Abbotts

17 Fryday [wind] E cloudy to old Mr Mcmurys funealElder Smith preached. To EV Learns to tea

18 Saturday [wind] E rain husked corn done choars

19 Sunday [wind] SE rain at home

20 Monday [wind] N cloudy to harietsville to see the consel To yellys to Diner. let Ed have 100 [feet?] pnank for raod $1.00 {uncertain words in entry}

21 Tuesday [wind] NE rain fine husked corn

22 Wednesday [wind W cloudy cold To Belmont fore noon got 1 lb tea Botle oil from jackson 85 cts husked corn after

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