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Albert "Russell" McKay Diary, 1909-1916


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May Month 1909

=== Fri 14 === I planted my onion seed on the 13th of may 1909 afternoon. And the lettuce and {raddishes?} and {parsnips?} on the same day. Louis Bond sowed his onion seed the day before mine. I got my hair {cut?} on the 11th of may 1909. Father and I went down to Willards and got a new {red?} and green carpet for the {front?} {room?} on the 10th of may 1909. {Price?} {illegible} {yd?} 65- {in smaller lettering} 91 27 {yds?} $17.50. Father bought William {Combe?} {cutter?} in May 1909.

=== Sun 16 === Louis Bond and I were down to Port Perry {arrow pointing from word in smaller lettering overhead in between words} SAT may 15 1909. it started to rain while we were down there, and it let up a little and we ran till we got to Jack {Whitfields?} {Borealla?} and we staged there till about 10 minutes to twelve. Rained very hard Mother and I moved the {feurean?} upstairs through the south window upstairs it would not go upstairs. We got a new sideboard and {washstoneb?} {written in smaller lettering overhead} SAT may 15 1909 from {Letcher?} Port Perry.

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