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John Ferguson Diary, 1874

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January SUNDAY 11 1874

Attended Ebenezer Union S.School this morning, Supt pres. Sec pres lesson Exodus II 1 to 10 - The Birth of Moses" Drove sleigh load of our folks up to JC Snells and spent afternoon and took tea. Heard Rev W Burns preach in Brampton tonight - text John III 14&15 verses.

MONDAY 12

Was hauling firewood from "other place" woods, very little frost under the snow making it bad to get around in the bush with the sleigh. Spent evening at the Lodge, a large attendance and a good lively meeting. Mailed a copy of "Peel Banner" to Uncle Adam. Received circular from A.C. Thomson about the new Herd Book

January TUESDAY 13 1874

Hauling maple & beechwood to Brampton for Mrs Trueman drew 2 loads to day. Had a visit from our cousins, the Misses Hannah & Mary Pearce & John & Thomas Pearce for the first time in several years. JC Snell and family were here for tea. Spent evening at Ebenezer at a teachers meeting.

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