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William Beattie Diary, 1866-1867

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MARCH, MONDAY, 19. 1866. 

Milder to day we was getting hom fire wood

18 March 1867 drawing rails from McTinees swamp


Cold & snowing a little to day we was both at John Mutries choping fire wood

19 Drawing rails


a little warmer to day at home getting wood drawed

20 choping cedar had John Ogg helping me 2 1/2 days this week

MARCH, THURSDAY, 22. 1866.

Fine to day I was at Fergus Fair & sold a fat cow for 36 dollers & bought 10 Bushels of Barley for seed at 70 cents per Bushel from Mr. David Allen one yew lambed to day

21 March 1867 Was at Fergus Fair very cold day the most snow fell through out the night of any day or night all winter. I sold Mr. Anderson in Guelph Four or Five hunder Bushels of oats at 36 per Bushel silver. or 35 Bills

FRIDAY, 23. 

Fine to day I was drawing fire wood our school exemination took place to day Bought John Cupers Bugie for 45 dollers Ten months credit

22 Rather stormy I was at the school exemination


pleasant to day we was drawing & choping wood out of the creek

23 Drawing rails & posts from swamp

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