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William Beatty Diary, 1880-1883

William Beatty 1880-1883 Diary 16.pdf

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Oct 17 Revd Mr Garrat preached in the morning Mr Matthews at night
18 rain & snow this forenoon I took Jennie to her school got very cold & wet John thrashed peas
19 John plowed in Northeast part of the north field
20 John finished that part of the north field & began the southeast part it plows very hard yet
21 he plows in the same field fine day
22 John finished plowing in the north filed the north head ridgeand the center head ridge and cleaned out the cross furrows
23 John began to plow the garden this morning put the cows in the stable at night rain in the afternoon he thrashed peas
24 Revd Mr Matthews preached this morning Mr Houston at night there was about 6 inches of snow on the ground this morning there was very few at church this morning first snow to lay on the ground
25 John thrashed peas this forenoon he went to Ab McNeils for aload of wood with the waggon in the afternoon our wood is done {in left margin} the factory staked this morning
26 John went for another load of wood this morning it rained in the afternoon he thrashed the snow is nearly all gon I have been fixing the stables
27 John Brother came in his place he is going to Michigan we pulled the beets Mangels & carrots the Surray Carrot is the largest & best the sugar beets is good the yellow globe mangle is good for the table and yield
28 Fred Johnston plowed & scraped part of the garden he then went out to the road & took the plows to work there I went to Delta with Vince & the children I had Paragon & Charley the roads is bad
29 got home this afternoon from Delta fine day Fred is plowing at the Road Revd Mr Green had the Bible meeting in our church very few out he stoped here all night
30 Fred plowed at the road he is plowing where the spring wheat was sowed & seeded down I took Mr Green to Escott this afternoon heavy rain
31 Revd Mr Houston preached this morning Mr Matthews at night

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