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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.


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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