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John Ferguson Diary, 1874

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January THURSDAY 15 1874

Finished hauling the compliment of five cords for Mrs Trueman and received $18.75 being the stipulated price for the same. Had a call from Robert Crawford of Oshawa. An extremely cold day

FRIDAY 16

Was hauling firewood all day from "other place" bush. AF Campbell came this evening on a short visit. Viney had visitors, the Misses R and E. Carter & E Nichols. Spent evening at Choir Practice. Have always on hand a large stock of newspapers from western States

January SATURDAY 17 1874

R Crawford left here for Oshawa. Took a cord of picked hardwood to Brampton and sold it to Pendleton @ $3.50. A great stir in politics just now the Tories have nominated W Elliott to oppose R Smith. Mailed a letter to RJ Nichols. Was barbered at J.E. Wood's.

SUNDAY 18

Spent forenoon at S.School Supt and Sec pres. lesson Exodus III 1 to 10, The Deliverer raised up. The Canadian Messenger was distributed among the scholars. Miss Jennie Peacock spent the day here Heard Rev W Burns preach a Temperance sermon in Brampton tonight text Exodus XXIII, 2nd

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