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William Beatty Diary, 1880-1883

William Beatty 1880-1883 Diary 7.pdf

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May 17 Ezra came and began to plow in the sod in the middle field for peas
18 fine sower last night Ezra worked at the road till noon he plowed sod and finished it
X left the cows out of the stable at night 19 sowed 4 bushel of peas on the sod Wallace helped him I sowed the flax seed that Ad sent from Toronto on the head ridge next the ditch and Browns sample of Early oats on the South East corner and a sample of Swiss Early oats on the south west corner of the flax all on the head ridge
20 Ezra went to the mill with a grist Jennie went to the Instue with him fine day Tom painting
21 Ezra worked at the road that finished there work except the potato ground
22 Ezra & me fixed up the fences at the gravel pit and round the church field and the lain & paster field
23 Revd Mr Matthews preached this morning Mr Huston at night
24 Ezra cultivated rolled & draged the garden I planted 1/4 lb Moons Eryrly Sweet Corn East side
25 Ezra & me planted 1/4 lb Mammath sweet corn on this side Ad cent them down from Toronto the rest of the garden planted in potatoes & beans
26 Ezra went to plow the {illegible} ground {illegible} I sowed grass seed North of the house down to the oak tree where Ezra sowed a bushel of oats yesterday it missed seeding last
Billie & Davison came this {illegible} Ezra worked at the potato ground at the road I tosed up the old straw that {illegible}
28 Ezra finished the potato ground at the road I painted & reglazed one of upstairs windows
29 Ezra took some hefers to the {illegible} to paster in the forenoon we worked in the {illegible}
30 Revd Mr Garnet preached this morning Mr Matthews at night
31 Ezra & Wallace {rest of line illegible}

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