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Milton Dyment Diary, 1907-1911


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1911 May 13 May 13 Paid Father one hundred and one Dollars and sixty cents in full for Potatoes he loaded for Carroll.

" 13 May 13 Recieved money in full for check ive recieved from Stevens and Soloman for Potatoes through Amos Dyment amounting to Six hundred and eight seven Dollars and thirty three cents.

" 13 May 13 Recieved nine Dollars in full from Noah for seventy six Posts.

" 13 May 13 Recieved some money from Noah in settling up so as to have agaisnt him one hundred Dollars exactly. besides the Notes.

" 22 May 20 Paid Jess Wilison seven Dollars besides the fifty cents he owed on witch is payment in full for the weeks work of the 20th.

" 22 May 22 Very hot. Planting.

" 22 May 22 Jess helped one day.

" 25 May 25 Jerseyville May 25/11

Dear Cousin You can have 500 posts or more at ten cents each taking them as they com. If you intend to take them, write

" 29 May 27 Paid Jess Wilison seven Dollars and seventy five cents in full. for the weeks work of the 22nd of may.

" 29 May 27 Received seventy five cents in full for seed Potatoes.

" 31 May 31 Jerseyville May 31st 1911

Mr Petrie St Cathrines

Dear Sir we are loading our last car load of potatoes, which will be something like four hundred bags. These are extraordinary fine solid white stock. If you want them at one Dollar and five cent per bag on car at St Cathrines let us know by Saturday night. Most of these will be left in bags weighted to ninty lbs each, and the empty bags could be shipped back. Yours Truly Dyment Bros. Jerseyville. Ont.

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