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William Beatty Diary, 1880-1883

William Beatty 1880-1883 Diary 4.pdf

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April 1 {illegible} John & Ezra worked at the {rest of entry illegible}
2 Ezra {illegible}
3 I took the {illegible} of the {illegible} & some of {illegible} in yet rain last night
4 Mr {illegible} pread in the Methodist Church the morning Revd Mr Watts {illegible} at night
5 Ad & Billee went to the funeral of Mr Kaigh of Gananoque he was buried at the semitry
6 Ad {illegible} John Jonston the oats that {illegible} last fall we put out a lot of straw in the Barnyard
7 Ezra split wood & put it into the shed fine day Billie came from Delta last night
8 Ezra drew stons for the bottom of the milk shed then he brock them up
9 Ezra drew loam from the gravel pit to cover the stones in the shed it is a good job
10 he put in 6 bails for the cows in the east side of the shed I got the hotbed made and the sash on them in a driseling rain most of the day with a little snow
11 Revd Mr Matthews preached this morning Mr Garnett at night there is about 4 inches of snow this morning very cold with high northwest wind
12 Bisie went to Kingston the Express she is going to attend the Medical College there
13 I put Cabag & Tomattoe Seed in the hotbed the snow is nearly all gone frost at night
14 Ad & Ezra is working at the road Tuesday
15 Ad and Ezra came out and began to dig a ditch from the house far to take the water out of the seller there is a foot of water in it
16 they finished it the water runs finely there is 15 or 19 inches of fall they put plank box in for a drain pipe to the south side of the house James & Robson Beatty came on the Express

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