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Milton Dyment Diary, 1907-1911


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Dec 4 {illegible}. At Bennets Theatre at night

" 4 At the court Room.

" 17 Bought and Paid in full $80.00 for marked timber about 2 acers from Noah Dyment

" 17 Recieved Thirty of the Sixty Dollars I was to recieve for handling the Potatoes.

" 24 Warm. Hamilton. {illegible}. Tree oat Jerseyville

Jan 18 Paid Charles Morris 1.25 in full for work.

" 18 Engaged Seth Vansickle. to help cut cedar post.

" 19 Martin Vansickle drove Seth Vansickle. George Bornett and Myself to cedar swamp near Valen's.

" 20 fine and warm, cut cedar.

" 21 fine and warm, cut cedar.

" 22 Rain. George, Seth, and I walked from swamp to Jerseyville

" 22 Went to hamilton on T.H.&B. 1P.M

" 23 Bennetts after noon.

" 25 fine Weather. cut wood.

" 26 cut wood.

" 27 Walked to Ancaster and drew $25 of my account. to H branch Bank. and went on to Hamilton.

" 28 Touring the town.

" 29 Heavy gales of snow. spent some time at Liberal club.

" 28 Was to Brittanna Rink 8.P.M and seen Miss Wintess who won the Star Walking race for ladies last fall win fromthis {illegible} in a five mile walking contest Time 43 minutes and a half. Mayor McLaren presented the fifty Dollar silver cup go her imediately after the race.

" 30 Cold and Stormy.

Feb 1 cut wood.

" 2 Was Pall bearer for the burial of Mileda Vansickle

" 3 cut wood. Nice weather.

" 4 Was to Lyndon. At methodist Church to Lecture.

" 5 Came to Hamilton. Warm.

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