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William Beatty Diary, 1880-1883

William Beatty 1880-1883 Diary 13.pdf

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Sept 1 Ezra finished drawing the straw in the forenoon he then began to rake where he plowed
2 Ezra drew 7 loads of sand for Wallaces house. and 4 for Singelton I helped Revd Mr Mathewsto move to S Johnstons house very warm day
3 Ezra drew 4 loads of sand for Wallace he then rolled where he plowed very hot day I got the clason & silver chaff wheat at the station paid 57 cents as fraight
4 Ezra rolled & then cultivated the wheat ground
5 Revd Mr Garrat preached this morning Mr Matthews at night
6 Ezra cultivated and & then rolled the wheat ground I am not able to anything in bed had a cold chill & dirahaea
7 Ezra is rolled and cultivated the wheat ground he sayes he is geting the turnips conquerd I am better
8 Bruces thrashing machin came to day they had to get J Stace to fix it thrashed fall wheat had bushel & bushel s of sping Wheat
9 thrash the grass seed had a bushel of Abs ats & bushel of other oats
10 Ezra scraped a ditch acroos to side {illegible} helped Wallace to clean out there well we cleaned up 10 bushel of the fall wheat
11 Wallace & Ezra fought fire on his place where the GTR set the ground afire I went to Gananoque with 10 bushel of wheat I got a bag of salt Sugar 2 24 oatmeal 46 c tacks 15 c dinner 25
12 Revd Matthews was at palmerston on mission town Mr Staunton preached at night
13 Ezra scraped the ditch across the south half of west center field
14 Ezra rolled the center field in the forenoon John G{illegible} came this morning to load dung he is to bring it out of the sheepbarn Ezra is drawing in the afternoon with 2 wagons
15 Ezra & {illegible} is at the dung I intend to go to young this afternoon for to get seed wheat
16 I went to young yesterday Stoped {illegible} night went to {rest of line illegible}

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