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John Ferguson Diary, 1874

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At S. School this forenoon lupt and Sec pres. lesson Numbers XX 7 to 13 "The smitten Rock". A fine shower of rain at 11 AM. Mr and Mrs JC Snell and little folks were here for tea. Heard Rev W Burns preach tonight text Proverbs I 20 to end of chapter.

June MONDAY 1 1874

Quite a cool day, could work at the heavy job of hauling manure with a coat on. drew out on the fallow today 18 loads - spent evening in Brampton at Old "Safeguard" No 35 D had a rather slim meeting.


Sowed 1 1/2 bush Hungarian grass sud on 2 1/4 acres harrowed and roled the ground well, it just wants the rain now to make things all right. The Early Roses are just coming up in the garden, rhubarb is abound this season - Spent evening at practice in Ebenezer for an open Lodge.


Finished the manure hauling on the gallow put about 55 loads on it, the yards are all cleaned out except the sheep pens. Received a letter from RP Campbell of "Campbell's Cross". A newspaper from Carthage and other from New York.

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