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William Beatty Diary, 1880-1883

William Beatty 1880-1883 Diary 24.pdf

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1881

Feb 18 Ad went for a load of wood took it home {several words illegible} snow most of the day
19 Ad went to {illegible} load of wood to day still drifting
20 Revd Mr Houston preached this morning Mr Mathew at night
21 Ad went {rest of line is illegible}
22 Ad went to a {rest of entry illegible}
23 {illegible} 2 loads of wood here very cold day the pump is frozen
24 {illegible} the man brought 2 loads of wood they fell them here
25 Ad drew in load of wood {illegible} cut some wood in the afternoon I have a pain in my side so that I cannot saw it
26 I went to church the Revd Mr Matthews preached tomorrow is to be our communionthere was very good congregation for a work day
27 Revd Mr Matthews preached John Shelds was rec{illegible} in our church there 30 members p{illegible} of the {illegible} went there was a large attendance of people
28 I took Jennie to her school there is quite a thaw last night with rain in the morning & snow in the afternoon

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