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Cecil Swale Diary, 1904

Cecil Swale 1904 Diary 66.pdf

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March MONDAY, 14 (74-292)

Strong east wind, turning in afternoon to a S E blizzard Train got through yesterday Post office open yesterday with 4 engines. and Trains were coming in today again but will be blocked by tomorrow again. About 3 1/2 ft of snow in bush We cut 2 1/2 cords 18 in. & 1 cord 4 ft today. making 1 1/4 + 2 1/2 {added in right hand corner:} & crust wh. will carry a man anywhere.

TUESDAY, 15 (75-291)

Cutting wood. More snow.

WEDNESDAY, 16 (76-290)

Cutting wood. Borrowed 250 from Canada Life Co on my 3000 policy. to pay premium of last year. J Robinson here.

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