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William Beatty Diary, 1880-1883

William Beatty 1880-1883 Diary 6.pdf

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May 1 Ezra read up the lain & fence split some wood
2 Revd Mr Huston preached this morning Mr Matthews at night cold day with a little rain
3 Ad & Ezra cleaned up a grist & other chores
4 they all worked on Wallaces place with both teams they all done that they could do
5 Ad & Ezra scraped what dirt was thone out of a grass ditch in the northeast field and down the East line to north ditch
6 Wallace & Ezra is working in the {illegible} field they plowed draged and sowed 9 bushel of oats the ground places hard fine day
the Woods begin to look Red 7 Ad and Jennie went on the Express for Hosc{illegible} Ezra plowed in the same field fine day
8 Ezra & Wallace worked in same field they sowed 6 bushel of oats
9 Revd Mr Matthews preached this morning Mr Houston at night
10 Wallace & Ezra finished the Northeast field sowed 4 bushel of oats Ezra plowed part of the garden on the East side a fine showr in the forenoon A Miss Snider came this afternoon to help Ellen to do the work
11 Ezra & Wallace worked at the road expect a little that Wallace did here with the cultivater in the garden where Ezra plowed to break the lumps
12 I planted a bushel of potatoes in the garden & 2 quarts of multiplier onions
planted more potatos and some Beets seed Ezra & Wallace worked at {illegible}
14 Ezra & Wallace worked at the road
15 Ezra & Wallace worked at the road very dry time with wind I sowed timothy & clover seed on the peice where Ad put Abs oats I sowed grass seed in the Northeast field
16 Revd Mr Huston preached this morning Mr Matthews at night

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