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Albert "Russell" McKay Diary, 1909-1916


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The weather for that afternoon was cold and windy The weather for to-day is cold and windy.

Fri 10

I took Charles our horse down and got him sharp shod all around new shoes to-day 10th of Dec 1909. It was snowing when I took him down. I was first horse there.

Sun 12.

We got a ton and 10 Ibs of coal from Frank Rundle Port Perry Dec 11th 1909. Father bought a black and white cow holstein big one Deu to calbe in march about 9 years old, down to Port Perry at an uction sale, some cattle that was brought in on the train. a carload was brought in. Price of her $20.00 date of buying her Dec 10 th 1909 Friday.

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