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William Beattie Diary, 1866-1867

Beattie_Diary 19.pdf

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APRIL, MONDAY, 30. 1866.

Calm but hard frost I was cultivating turnip ground other teams harrowing

MAY, TUESDAY, 1. 

Windy & cold some snow towards night we finished sowing wheat at hom & sowed one field at Elmslies

Wednesday1st cold & frosty to day ploughing

WEDNESDAY, 2.

Cold & frosty with high wind we was ploughing & stoning at Elmslies place Beef selling at $ 6 {illegible} H{illegible}n to 6 1/4 spring Wheat at $1. 52 1/2.

cold & frosty ploughing

MAY, THURSDAY, 3. 1866.

cold to day again we was ploughing at Elmslies with three teams

FRIDAY, 4. 

indy & cold sowing grass seed at hom in the forenoon ploughing in the afternoon at J Elmslies George Matlands Barn burnt this afternoon

SATURDAY, 5. 

a little warmer sowing wheat at John Elmslies. roguhf field {neset?} the side road

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