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William Beatty Diary, 1880-1883

William Beatty 1880-1883 Diary 12.pdf

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August Revd Mr Mathews preached this morning Mr Garnet at night
16 Ezra is working the wheat & oats at the road Jennie took {illegible} Innes to Young Ezra finished the cuting I got 2 of the tires set on the {illegible} waggon in the forenoon we then drew in 2 loads of oats that {illegible} & 1 load of wheat
18 I took Jennie to her school Henery Webster helped Ezra to load a load of wheat & brought out here & brought out the other load
19 A little rain this morning I went out to the road about 10 oclock helped Ezra to draw in we drew in the rakings & peas were there was all is in to Wallaces raked his oats & drew in 2 loads Bruce boy helped that finished our harvesting I sent six dollars to Mr {illegible} of {illegible} for 2 bushel the {illegible} 2 Bushel of {illegible} wheat sample of the victor {illegible}
20 Ezra {illegible} some tis morning I did chores
21 I fixed fence to keep the sheep in
22 Revd Mr Staunton preached this morning Mr Mathews at night
23 Ezra came back this morning he began to plow in the south half of the west center field ground very hard and dry he is cross plowing
24 Ezra went through the turnips with Charly and cultivator at noon very warm day
25 Ezra is plowing in the midle field there was a fine showr last night very cold this morning
26 Ezra is plowing very warm day
27 Do Do I mended the childrens shoes after chores
28 Ezra is plowing it is very heavy hard work I thrashed part of the flaxx seed
29 Revd Mr Matthews preached this morning Garrat at night
30 Ezra plowed very warm day
31 Ezra finished the field this forenoon & then began to draw away the straw from behind the Barn to the edge of ditch below the old house

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