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John Ferguson Diary, 1871

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January, SUNDAY, 1. 1871.

A pleasant day and good sleighing about 12 inches of snow on level. Went to S. School this morning Supt pres lesson--Luke II 1 to 20. Mr & Mrs. Tribble drove up and spent the day at J. . Snell's. Went to Brampton this evening to the W. M. Church and heard Rev. A. L. Russel preach text--Numbers XIV-14th verse.


Drove up to J. C. Snell's in the sleigh this forenoon and took took New Year's dinner there. Mr. and Mrs. Jones were there also and we had a pleasant time. Drove up to Edmonton to the election of township council--Reeve Thos. Bowles D. Reeve -- J. P. Hutton and Henderson Councilor Quin and Lipsett. Rev. James Pearce and his sister Mrs. Beatie took tea at our place and spent the evening

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