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William Beattie Diary, 1866-1867

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AUGUST, MONDAY, 13. 1866.

A good deal of rain on Sunday & to day

12th Monday very warm we was working at the crosway thrashing old peas

TUESDAY, 14.

Rain this forenoon we started this afternoon to cut Barley John Elles cutting peas

13th Tus Thrashing peas

WEDNESADAY, 15.

Drie to day cutting Barley

14th Wed very warm working at the crosway {surnpicking?} it

AUGUST, THURSDAY, 16. 1866.

Fine raking Barley & runing turnips

15 warm & drie working at the crosway started to plough the summer fallow the second time

FRIDAY, 17.

Raking Barley in forenoon started at hom to cut peas

Friday 16th Started to cut peas very warm & drie

SATURDAY, 18.

cutting peas John Ogg sarted to harvest by the month at the rate of 20 dollers per month

17 ploughing both summer fallows & cutting peas & at Johns thrashing peas thunder & lightning at night

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