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Andrew McFarland Learn Diary, 1873-1877


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13 Sunday [wind] SE clear To 2 church a stranger preached. john sick

14 Monday [wind S clear draged and Rolled corn grains let W bare and Cullver finch have 11/2 bushels of corn each john sick

15 tuesday [wiind] S clouldy Masked corn ground let litle joh have 1 busheld of hard corn D Brown 1/2 and Kor, 1/2 Not paid john sick

16 wednesday [wind] SW showrs sick john sick D pery to work Randall wife here got flour

17 Thursday [wind] S showers plowed john plaites corn pery split rails

18 Fryday [wind] SW clear hot plowed pery split rails john sick let D Baxter have corn 1 1/4 bushel $ 1.25 Ann to Randalls

19 Saturday [wind] SE clear hot planted corn john to help to Belmont let Dyer have eggs 35 doz [10?] $2.50 get $1.00

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