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William Beattie Diary, 1866-1867

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APRIL, MONDAY, 23. 1866.

Cold & high wind sowing peas beside the scholhouse

Monday 22 snowing to day was at the mill with a grist

TUESDAY, 24.

High wind & cold thrashing peas & sowing beside the ston Barn

23 rather cold was ploughing with three teams

WEDNESDAY, 25.

Very cold & high wind finished sowing peas put in 15 or 16 acres

24 still cold ploughing

APRIL, THURSDAY, 26. 1866.

Calmer to day ploughing with two teems at the John Elmslies one team harroing at peas

25 Cold & showry ploughing

FRIDAY, 27.

Warm I was ploughing at John Elmslies the other teams harroing

SATURDAY, 28.

Warm in fornoon windy & cold towards night sowing wheat & oats

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