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John Jardine Sr. Diary, 1872-1879


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13 Wednesday I plowed in the afternoon it rained a little i fixed som fence
14 Thursday I plowed killed two pigs at night
15 Friday I plowed all day
16 Saturday I plowed to day
17 Sunday we went to here Mr Armstrong it rained
18 Monday I went to the shop with the harrows to get the teeth it is raining to day the ground is wet
19 Tuesday I choped of to cuts John Benwa comence to ditch this afternoon it is raining the ground is geting pretty wet the ditches is geting full
20 Wednesday in the forenoon John and I ditched in the afternoon I went to Stony point for Henry Richardson A load of goods the rods is very bad it is raing
21 Thursday John and I ditched all day
22 Friday John & I ditched all day
23 Saturday John & I ditched in the afternoon I went to the shop for the harow I got two shoes on John horse
24 Sunday we went to here Mr Armstrong
25 Monday John & I scraped the dirt into the old ditch
26 Tuesday John & I finished scraping this forenoon in the afternoon we drawed rails
27 Wednesday John made ditch I went to Stony point for Richardson drawed a few rails
28 Thursday John drawed rails Old man Trembly and I put up the fence for the oat feild
29 Friday I sowed 11 1/2 bushels of barley
30 Saturday we finished harrowing and furrowed the peice all up --
Mr John Jardine Tilbury New Tindel P. Office
John Jardine Tilbury West Nov 20th 1871

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