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William Beattie Diary, 1866-1867

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MAY, MONDAY, 21. 1866.

Cold with high wind we was ploughing at John Elmslies for oats

20th Finished sowing Wheat

TUESDAY, 23.

Very cold & high wind we was ploughing do do

21th Very winday I was ploughing rain in the evning

WEDNESDAY, 23.

Cold & frosty some flakes of snow falling this morning. ploughing

22 Wet & showry all day I was at the Blacksmith with Harold

MAY, THURSDAY, 24. 1866.

Warmer to day John Mutrie was helping me to plough the wheat looks very midling & Indifferent Fall Wheat is selling at $ 2 & Spring $1.45 cents oats 30 cents cherrie tree in blossam

23 I was at Guelph with Wheat 44 Bushels at 182 Cents per Bush

FRIDAY, 25.

Dark & cloudy not mutch rain finished ploughing for oats

24 I was ploughing

SATURDAY, 26.

Warm I was helping John Elmslie to put up the line fence. at John Beatties in the afternoon dreeling for pottoes

25 I was ploughing wet in the afternoon

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