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John Ferguson Diary, 1872

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April, SUNDAY 28, 1872

Spent the morning at S. School Rev W. Millard present as a viisitor lesson II Kings IV, 18 to 26th it was quite a treat to have our old Supt. to explain the lesson and illustrate it on the blackboard. Went to Brampton tonight heard Rev John Shaw preach text, Mark VIII 36 & 37th verses. They are now holding special services there and a good many are being converted.

MONDAY 29

Sowed 14 bush of barley on 5 1/2 ounces of plowing cultivated it twice before sowing. Spent the evening at the Lodge the charges against {?} Martin and Mitch-ell we both sustained they will be reprimandid by W.C. Templar the elections of officers for next quarter. was elected to office of W. Marshall. Brought a new straw hat for everyday wear @ 25 cts.

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