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William Beattie Diary, 1866-1867

Beattie_Diary 24.pdf

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JUNE, MONDAY, 4. 1866.

Showrey to day I was at a Fire Insuranc meeting the team awa for timber for George Matlands Barn


Raining at times fixing fences the mount Forest Volentiers came down to day

Wednesday 5 June 1867 Finished sowing oats


some showrs through out the day I was at Guelph Fair and the horse races

Thursday 6th working at the potatoes ground

MAY, THURSDAY, 7. 1866.

Fine day I planted a few cabbages I bought in Guelph we planted some potatos to day

Friday 7 drawing dung for the potatoes great thunder sorm in the aftern-noon very heavy rain


Verry warm we finished planting potatoes

Saturday 8 drawing dung

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