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William Beatty Diary, 1880-1883

William Beatty 1880-1883 Diary 5.pdf

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1880

April 17 rain most of the day Ezra helped Wallace to {illegible} I finished a pair of sliper that I was at yesterday
18 Revd Mr Houston preached this morning Mr Matthews at night
Ad went to going on the Express with Rob & 3 {illegible} 19 Ezra went to the south west corner of the farm I was with him for to bore post holes & put in posts for a board fence after seting the stakes we put in 3 posts the ground is so wet that we could not set the posts for the lane fence
20 Ezra & me made the lane fence from the road to the house Ad got home on the Mixed
21 Ezra & me made the lane fence from the house to the Barnyard a good job
22 I planted out over 100 Strawberry plants in the garden heavy rain this forenoon the ground wet again it will stop us from begining to sow Ad intended to begin this {illegible}
23 they all worked at there fenced at the road Billie is working at the Wallaces house
24 Ezra & Ad is working at there fence Billie went to Delta this afternoon
25 Revd Mr Matthews preached this morning Mr Garnet at night
26 they are working at there fence at the road yet
27 Ad began to sow and sowed 12 bushel of oat at the road the ground is in fair order
28 they finished the draging & cutlivating the there and out here at noon Ad sowed 3 1/2 bushel of oats in the midle field where {illegible} brock up last fall
29 Ad sowed 1 1/2 bushel of peas same field {illegible}worked his colt and Ads draging Ezra at {illegible} with the old horses he sowed about of oats that he got of {illegible} a {illegible} it is on the East side of the {illegible} here rain most of the afternoon
30 the ground is too wet for {illegible} work today Ad & Ezra is helping {illegible}

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