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Albert "Russell" McKay Diary, 1909-1916


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June Month 1909

=== WED 16. === Father and I built the picket fence, from the big gate up to the st Lawrence {true?} pretty {near?} to-day. Brother is 17{written in smaller lettering beside}91 Eggs 18{written in smaller lettering beside}91 to-day or at {present?}. I was down playing ball to-night down at Thomas Boyton's field by the sail road to-night 16 June 1909.

=== Sun .20. === I went for a wheel to-day over to manchester, and down to Port-Perry, and up the {areene?}, it was a very nice warm {brege?} day. Frank Rundle's team of houses with a waggon and {pig?} {rach?} on, ran away {cowering?} down Boe's hill, the tongue came out of the {mick?} {yohe?}, and about the line {funel?} {betrun?} Thomas Jeffery and {Haynes?}, the {tongue?} {started?} the waggon of in the side of the road, and ran into the bank about 3 ft and broke off, the team ran down as far as Brent and wheeled around and came back and Robert

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