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Albert "Russell" McKay Diary, 1909-1916


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May Month 1909 Concluded

=== Wed 19 === Father and I were over to {Thor?} {Beane?} monday {illegible} 17th 1909. and got a quite a few {suchews?}. William Coombe {arrow pointing to words above in smaller lettering} and family left for Winnipeg Tuesday may 18th 1909 moved furniture. {Traverton?} took a load for him to {Myrtle?}, {swet?} it on the G.P.R. They wait on the G.P.R.

=== Fri 21 === I sowed my peas to-day, and canola yesterday we sowed are sweet corn. and beans.

=== Thur 27 === Fred & I had a {taught?} with miss {Fife?} and Lydia Roberts sunday afternoon may the 23 1909. I was to hear R.C. Evans twice once in morning, and at night sunday may 23rd 1909. He preached the {dedecatory?} sermon of the church at Parisville May 23rd at 230 o'clock 1909. Received a letter from W.W. Coombe Winnepeg. Man. This morn on the 10 o'clock train. I {and?} Charles Grandell {hair?} may 27th 1909. Weather Raining.

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