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William Beattie Diary, 1866-1867

Beattie_Diary 7.pdf

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FEBRUARY, MONDAY, 5. 1866.

Terry cold day we was killing our pigs & Beef the weights were 5/6. 40g. 335. 325.345 191 1/2

TUESDAY, 6.

Not quite cold to day I was at Guelph with pork sold 1262 at 7 dollars & 70 cents per 100 $g7. 17 cents Wheat to day 103 cents oats 30 cents

WEDNESDAY, 7.

Fine to day I was at hom

FEBRUARY, THURSDAY, 8. 1866.

Snowing a litte in the afternoon we was at Robert Pritchart weding Sleigh rid to Guelph & dancing all night

FRIDAY, 9.

Fine to day was at hom asking hands for thrashing

SATURDAY, 10.

Soft to day we was thrashing & brock the machine got hir repaired in the afternoon

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