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William Beattie Diary, 1866-1867

Beattie_Diary 31.pdf

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JULY, MONDAY, 23. 1866.

Drie to day howing turnips

TUESDAY, 24.

Very warm I was at John Monroes Funral

Wedensday 24th Nerly don Haying it has been very warm & drie no rain since we startd. put in Fifty loads

WEDNESDAY, 25.

Warm we started to cut hay with a new mashine

Thur 25 a little rain to day howing turnips for the first

JULY, THURSDAY, 26. 1866.

Warm & drie started to rake hay

FRIDAY, 27.

Hot & drie drawing hay

Saturday 27 Finished drawing in hay

SATURDAY, 28.

Drawing hay Thunder showre in the afternoon

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