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William Beatty Diary, 1880-1883

William Beatty 1880-1883 Diary 8.pdf

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1880

June 1 Ezra & Wallace {illegible} then worked on the roads in the forenoon they the worked at the potato ground
little frost in the morning 2 Ezra & Wallace & me planted the potatoes where they had them last year in the {illegible}
3 the ground is in fine order fine day they planted about an acre of corn there to
4 Ezra came here & began to work at the lump ground we picked up 4 loads of stones of it
5 plowed draged and ridged up part of it & planted Bisie & Miss Smith came from Kingston in the Boat I met them at {illegible}
6 heavy rain last night & this moring Revd Mr Matthews preached this morning Mr Garnet at night
7 worked on the roads with the team
8 Do Do Do
9 Ezra & me worked on the roads this forenoon for him we put in 2 days for him worked at the turnip ground in the afternoon put in 1 rows of horn carrots & 1 row of the Red sumer carrot then 4 rows of White Cilican sugar beet, 2 Mammoth Mangol 2 rows of the Globe Mangol and 15 rows of Rennie premium P.J. Swedes
10 sowed the remainder of 2 3/4 lbs Rennies seed it came to 1 row west of the Maple tree Waites Hebrews then some sugar beets Ezra went to road to sow some mangols in the swamp holes
11 Ezra finished sowing what seed he had sowed Millet on the rest of hole he came here took some {illegible} out to the road sowed Millet on our piece he took Charley to Mortons shod him that finished our spring work very wam in afternoon
12 Rolled part of the Northeast field there was a fine shower that stoped the Rolling Ezra went home
{illegible} preached this morning there was no Meeting at night Mr {illegible} was at the {illegible} in Montreal
I rolled part of the Northeast field till Ezra cam for the horses he went {illegible} in the {illegible} & went out {illegible} in swamp he had a London young man help him

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