Ages, as of 1/1/1900, Harvey 37, Georgia 21, Ruby 3, & Roscoe 2.

 

Mon. Jan 1: "I done the chores & then I put up a grist & took it to West Hebron & got it ground & I took one horse it snowed all day & pretty hard part of the day but was so cold it is light as feathers nearly and after I got home I chored around at one thing and a nother and it is a very stormy day it acts like sleighing this time and it is cold winter weather now it snowed 4 inches any way"

Tues. Jan 2: "In the morning Billy went up in the back woods & went at cutting cord wood & I went up & helped him after I done the chores & in the afternoon we threshed oats & it is a very windy & blustry day snow blowed & drifted terribly South West wind but not very cold Oats threshed very good though. No sleighing yet At night I went over to Charley McGeoch's for a grind stone handle for the tanning mill."

Wed. Jan 3: "In the morning Billy went up back & went at cutting cord wood & after I got the chores done I took the black horse up to Weirs to get shawd & then went up and cut wood till noon & then brought the horse home & in the afternoon we both threshed oats & it is a nice pleasant day cold but thawed a little in the sun. Once in a while a sleigh passes but no sleighing & I borrowed $40 of Billy to pay taxes for awhile."

Thur. Jan 4: "Billy did地t work for me to day. After I done the chores I went down to North Argyle & paid my taxes they were very high this year $45.80 and then I came home got home before noon and in the afternoon I chored around and shelled some corn & it is a pretty cloudy day snowed a little now & then & cleared off. some sleighs but no sleighing hardly not very good wheeling"

Fri. Jan 5: " In the morning Billy came up & we cleaned up the oats 60 bu & in the afternoon we threshed rye & Georgia & the children went down to West Hebron & got the mail and at night I drawed over the oats to the horse barn & it is a pretty cloudy day warmer and it thawed some in the shade It looks like rain some potatoes going to market at 50「 per bu. good bottom for sleighing if we only would have the snow."

Sat. Jan 6: " In the morning Billy came up & we threshed rye in the forenoon & in the afternoon we both went down to Argyle & attended the annual meeting of the Butter & Cheese Factory & got home early. J A. McCollum, Arch McGeoch, Robert McEachron, Peter Holmes, William Wood, Charles Tilford, Albert Stevenson were elected Directors for the coming year. After night I churned & it is a beautiful day warm & pleasant thawed some rather muddy got colder at night but not freezing very hard."

Sun. Jan 7: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. McEachron & his text was Genesis 41 chapter & the 4 verse & we came home at noon we went in a wagon & very good wheeling too. Horses have to be sharp & it is a nice day some cloudy but warm it rained before night some & thawed quite a lot."

Mon. Jan 8: "In the morning Billy came up & wanted me to carry him out to Sandy Hill to see about buying the Hannah place he didn't have no luck he is to work one day for me for carrying him out & we got home before sun down it got colder in the morning & kept getting colder all day very windy too. some muddy but the roads are very smooth & icy horses have to be sharp now. I got this Dairy of Chureman Ft. Edward.

Tues. Jan 9: "In the morning Billy went up to the woods & went at cutting cord wood and after I got the chores done I went up & helped him to chop and in the afternoon we cleaned up the rye 24 bu. & then went at threshing oats again & got most done and it is a nice pleasant day beautiful day for time of year. it is a better time to chop on side hill there is a little crust on the snow and at night I sorted a few potatoes. nice winter weather if we only had sleighing.

Wed. Jan 10: "In the morning I done the chores & chored around & then we all went over to the church to the congregational dinner & meeting. James Mahaffy & Edd Pollock were elected trustees & J. E. McClellan for clerk & we all had a very good time got about $ raised by subscription and we got home in time to do the chores and it was cloudy in the morning but cleared of warm but got colder at night & at night I borrowed $100 of Uncle Tom H. Williamson for a while gave him my note."

Thur. Jan 11: "In the forenoon I took a small grist down to West Hebron & got it back with me before noon & in the afternoon I chored around & sorted a few potatoes and it is a pretty cold day some cloudy looked like snow & did begin snowing some after dark."

Fri. Jan 12: "It snowed about 3 inches last night & a very hard sharp crust on top and in the morning Billy came up & we finished threshing oats & cleaned them up 28 bu and then we threshed rye the rest of the day and it is a pretty cloudy day but cleared off colder at night & windy. Sleighs are going past all day and at night we all went over to the church to Prayer meeting this is the week of prayer we went in a cutter & it went very good."

Sat. Jan. 13: "In the morning Billy came up late & we got out the heavy sleighs & cleaned up some rye 11 bu and he got the black horse to go to John C. Cornell's funeral & he took the other horses up to Weirs to get shawd & I put up a grist and in the afternoon I took a big grist down to West Hebron & left it and it is very good sleighing for the amount of snow all sleighs. & it is a nice pleasant day not very cold at night I put some potatoes is bags."

Sun. Jan 14: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. Willard McEachron & his text was in the Acts and we came home at noon & it is a nice day. cloudy & about time we got home it began snowing but did地t snow very hard but kept coming we went in a sleigh & it is very good sleighing too and their was a few wagons at church."

Mon. Jan 15: " In the morning I got up early & done the chores & Billy was up & helped & I took Billy out to Sandy Hill he bought the Hannah Property for $300 & I lent him $100 Dollars & took his & his wifes note together and we never got home till long after dark & then I had all the chores to do and it is a nice day some cloudy & snowed a little last night and cleared of warm & thawed some but good sleighing yet.

Tues. Jan 16: " It snowed a lot last night nearly 5 inches & it rained a little in the morning it was warm & the snow packed & thawed a lot but cleared off & got colder at night & in the morning Billy came up & we threshed rye all day & we got pretty near done & it is fine sleighing around here."

Wed. Jan 17: " In the morning it was quite cold so cold I dare not go with potatoes though I intended to. I finished threshing rye all done threshing for this winter & then I went over to Charley McGeochs & helped him to load up a load of rye straw and then he came over & helped me to load up a load and it is a nice pleasant day but cold and the Jersey Heifer had a calf bull"

Thur. Jan 18: "In the morning we took our straw down to Salem started about 8 o'clock & got back about 2 o'clock & I brought home part of a grist and I had on only 2040 at $9 per ton and straw is very light this year and it is a pretty cloudy day not very cold & about 3 o'clock it came on rain but frooze as it came & I chored around after I got home & Mary W. came down awhile"

Fri. Jan 19: "It is a nasty day it rained most of the time in the forenoon & was cloudy in the afternoon but showed signs of clearing off but did地t it has warmed a lot the roads are very sloppy & I chored around & set around the house all day and at night we all went down to West Hebron & got the mail & went to Orrie's & it is very good sleighing yet."

Sat. Jan 20: "It rained now & then all day a very nasty day it thawed a lot water is running most every where the sleighing is nearly gone. I sorted some potatoes & chored around. about 8 o'clock it got colder wind blew strong from the north & began snowing."

Sun. Jan 21: "It snowed about 3 or 4 inches and the water & slush & frooze as it came nearly I guess so it was nice sleighing again for the amount of snow We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. McEachron & his text was in Philiphians and we came home at noon & it is a pleasant day but a very strong wind from the north."

Mon. Jan 22: "In the morning I went over & helped Charley to load up a load of straw & then he helped me to load up a load & we took it out to Keyworth @ $8.50 I had on 2070 and I had bad luck just as I got there I upset just as I was going into the barn & broke my rack and we got home about 2 o'clock poor sleighing from Argyle but good around here after I got home I put up a grist & Georgia helped me to clean up a little rye & after I done the chores I took a grist down to West Hebron & left it & brought home the other grist & Georgia & the children went too & stayed at Orrie's a while & it is a nice pleasant day warm & thawed quite a lot no sleighing in Argyle but good around here & down to West Hebron."

Tues. Jan 23: "I drawed wood most of the day from up in the back woods to the house & I got 1 cord of good wood for Orrie & I got 5 loads fair sleighing around here some wagons going by and it is a warm day clear warm like fall weather and Georgia helped me to clean up some rye & I drawed it over & put it in the bin & it is a pleasant day at night it got colder & Billy came up & we cleaned up the rest of rye & it thawed a lot"

Wed. Jan 24: "In the forenoon I drawed 2 loads of wood from the back woods & then went down to West Hebron & got my grist that was down there & in the afternoon I drawed one load of wood from the back woods & then I killed the roosters 15 & Georgia & I scalded & picked them they were fat & nice only rather small & it is a cold day cold north wind sudden change pleasant in the sun thawed a little. At night Billy came up & we measured up his corn that I borrowed a year ago or so all paid up now.

Thur. Jan 25: "In the morning after I done the chores I took the roosters 15 of them out to Sandy Hill 57# @ 12 「 per # & I sold 2 load of potatoes 1 load to James Kinnie at Fort Edward & 1 to Morris Bros. to be delivered in a week or ten days and I attended Court a while & I took a wagon it is fine wheeling only very icy some sleighs going but not much sleighing in places. Billy had my team to take a grist down to West Hebron he went in a sleigh. It is very cloudy but it got warmer & rained a little about night Foggy at night I thought of selling the pigs pork is worth 6「 at Sandy Hill & 6シ at Glens Falls "

Fri. Jan 26: "In the morning Billy went up to the woods & went at chopping & I went up & helped him when I got the chores done & we cut cord wood all day & it is a very cold rough & windy day it kept getting colder all day most zero at night & a very heavy West wind blowing a bitter cold night and it snowed last night & made sleighing again around here & other places also. About night W. J. Reid secretary of the town insurance company was here & issued or renewed my policy costs $2.00"

Sat. Jan 27: "In the morning Billy went up to the back woods & cut cord wood & I went up & helped him when I got the chores done & we cut wood all day about cold in the morning but moderated through the day & got warmer but cold enough yet & at night we all drove down to West Hebron & got the mail & called on Orrie. Good sleighing down to West Hebron."

Sun. Jan 28: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. Willard McEachron & his text was Romans the 1 chapter & the 7 verse and we came home at noon and we went in a sleigh it was poor part of the way up the road the snow had all plowed off in places we came back the other way & it was fine sleighing that way. It is a nice pleasant day clear cool south wind nice winters day."

Mon. Jan 29: 的n the morning I done the chores & shoveled snow. It snowed a lot last night nearly 10 inches would think the biggest snow storm of the winter so far. Charley McGeoch came along & stopped & helped me to load up a load of rye straw & then I went over & helped him to put on a load & then we took the loads over to Keyworth at or beyond Argyle on the Ridge I had on 2370 # @ $8.50 per ton. nice sleighing after it gets beat down & more traveled and it is a nice clear & pleasant day only rather windy snow all blowed of the hills in places kept getting colder all day 9コ above at night. It was the last load of straw for now."

Tues. Jan 30: "In the morning I done the chores & then we all went up to Johnnie's & took the team & I drawed ice for Johnnie 3 loads from Barkley's Lake & their was 3 other teams drawing & it is good sleighing only not beat down very good yet and I didn't get the chores done very early & it is a cold winters day."

Wed. Jan 31: "In the morning after I done the chores I loaded up a load of potatoes with Georges help & then took them out to Fort Edward to J. G. Kinnie 44 bu at 50 cts per bu. and it is a pretty cloudy day it snowed all afternoon & very hard part or most of the time and it is a bad day for cattle to be out. Ours were out all day in the storm it is a rather cool day but not very freezing. It snowed about 2 inches last night anyway & about 3 through the day would think plenty of snow now."

Thur. Feb. 1: "I chored around I did地t let the cattle out till noon it was so windy & cold the snow was blowing so that the air was fairly full of snow and I drawed some wood down to the house from up in the back woods 4 loads and it is cold & rough it is drifting in places and cold at night 4コ above zero. At night there was a show down to the school house. We did地t attend."

Fri. Feb 2: "In the forenoon after I done the chores I went at drawing wood from up in the back woods down to the house and drawed nearly all day 5 loads & in the morning Billy took my black horse & cutter & went down to Greenwich & didn't get back to-day & it is a pleasant day but cold very cold the coldest yet 24コ below zero in places I put a fire down in the cellar for the first this winter."

Sat. Feb 3: "I drawed wood nearly all day from up in the back woods down to the house & I got Orrie all up 4 more cord & I got most of my wood up that I have cut & Billy never got back till after night and it is a nice pleasant day only cold but warmer than yesterday."

Sun. Feb. 4: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. Willard McEachron & his text was Joshua the 24 chapter & the fore part of the 15 verse and we came home at noon & went up to Johnnies & got our ice tongues & his also and it was cold in the morning & was snowing about 2 inches or less but got warmer & before night it began & rained & came right down but frooze as it came at first nice sleighing"

Mon. Feb 5: "In the morning it had snowed some but it rained a lot last night the low places were all covered with water but it kept getting colder all day and in the forenoon I chored around and put up a grist and in the afternoon I drove down to West Hebron it is bad traveling. Horse goes through the ice & it is quite cold at night.

Tues. Feb 6: "In the morning I got up early & done the chores & then Georgia & I loaded up a load of Potatoes & I took them out to Bakers Falls to Morris Bros 44ス bu at 50「 per bu. and it is very good sleighing some water in the roads but not bad & it snowed on me all the way out about & hard too but cleared up about noon & was a nice day it got warmer all day but not thawing at night. I sold a nother load to Fort Edward & I sold the pigs 8 of them at Fort Edward at the Ashley Market to be delivered on Feb 21 Wednesday at the market price."

Wed. Feb 7: "In the morning after I done the chores we loaded up a load of potatoes and I took them out to Fort Edward to Shemahorn 50 bu at 50「 per bu. and it is fine sleighing cold in the morning & a heavy white frost but is got warmer & was a fine day warm & some cloudy got home about 5 o'clock warmer at night."

Thur. Feb 8: "In the morning after I done the chores I loaded up a grist & took it down to West Hebron & then went on down to Salem & got a load of coal for Orrie 2000# @ $5.50 per cwt. and It rained most of the day & was a nasty storm but not very cold their was a lot of potatoes going in at 45「 to-day & 50「 yesterday and it quit raining awhile before night but the water is running freely quite a thaw."

Fri. Feb. 9: "In the morning I put up the rest of a grist & took it down to West Hebron & left it & brought home a grist that I had there & Orrie & Eva came home with me & in the afternoon I chored around and at night we all went over to the church to a lecture on the South African War and it is a warm day it rained a lot last night & it cleared of after awhile cooler at night"

Sat. Feb 10: "In the morning after I done the chores & then we all started for Glens Falls and got there about 11ス o'clock and the women done some trading & we got home about sundown & it is fine sleighing rather icy now and it is a beautiful day clear & pleasant and it is getting colder at night and at night Alex Sloan came along going to West Hebron a foot so I let him have my horse team if he would bring up my mail."

Sun. Feb 11: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. McEachron and his text was in the 11 chapter of John and we stayed for Sabbath school and we all went in the big sleighs & it is nice sleighing rather icy . & it is a nice pleasant day some warm but cool air"

Mon. Feb 12: "In the morning Billy, Rob Sloan & I went over to Mud Lake & Billy cut ice, Rob drawed it & I packed it & we got in 10 load and it is only about 14 inches thick 10 of water & 4 of snow ice and it is a nice day rather warm it was some cloudy & about 4 o'clock it came on rain didn't rain very hard & was地t very warm and we boarded the help."

Tues. Feb 13: "It rained nearly all day and it came in showers part of the day it was a heavy rain & thaw no mistake and the snow is nearly all gone in the fields & is muddy but lots of banks yet. and there is lots of ice in the road. I don't think I ever saw the water any higher around here and at night it cleared off & got colder a heavy West wind."

Wed. Feb 14: "In the morning Billy & I went over to the lake but we did地t get on the lake for the water and I drawed some saw dust & put it on the ice from the barn cellar and in the afternoon Georgia & Orrie went down to West Hebron & I stayed with the children. Eva went to school & it is very icy all sleighs yet and it is a cold raw windy day. Billy had the team to draw up some wood for himself."

Thurs. Feb 15: "It snowed a little most all day but did地t amount to much & Billy drove down to West Hebron after the Doctor for 1 of his children & he took my horse Dan & I chored around at one thing & a nother put up a nother grist and it is a cool day & snowy most all go in sleighs the snow that came to-day helped some."

Fri. Feb 16: "In the morning we went at the ice again and Billy sawed the ice on the Lake & Bob Sloan drawed it 9 loads & I packed it & done the chores and it is a grand day to work at ice cold enough so it wouldn't thaw & the sleighing is pretty good over to the lake clear & pleasant but cold"

Sat. Feb 17: "In the morning Billy cut a little more ice & Bob & I drawed 3 loads 22 in all & then we packed it & put on some saw dust & then it was noon Billy went away when he got done cutting and in the afternoon we all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. French & his text was 1 Corinthians in the 12 chapter and after meeting was out we went down to West Hebron & got the mail & it is a cloudy & cool day some pleasant looks like snow at night."

Sun. Feb 18: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. Willard McEachron & his text was in Luke & it was Sacrament Sabbath or Communion and it was rather stormy day & a small attendence was out and it snowed a little all day but didn't amount to much cold at night.

Mon. Feb 19: "In the morning I got up early & done the chores & I carried water in the big kettle & got ready to butcher & Johnnie came down & we killed our pigs 8 of them we had good luck with them and we hung them in the cellar after dinner so they would地t freeze as I am not to take them away till Wednesday & it is a cold day clear & pleasant thawed a very little in the sun but not much and I chored around till night."

Tues. Feb 20: "In the morning I done the chores and then took Orrie & Eva down home to West Hebron & brought home a grist that was down there at the mill and it is fair sleighing most of the way and when I got home I took Georgia & the children up to Johnnie's and I went with him on up to Thomas Williamson's funeral & when we came back we all stayed for dinner & got home about 4 o'clock and it is a nice pleasant day cold but thawed a very little not much. pretty good sleighing around here except in places."

Wed. Feb. 21: "In the morning after I done the chores I took the pork 8 pigs out to Fort Edward 906 # at 6ス 「 per # at Ashley's Market and I got some bran & cotton seed meal & got home about 2 o'clock & I went in a sleigh it was pretty good sleighing nearly all the way some bad spots and it is a nice pleasant day some cool but thawed quite a lot."

Thurs. Feb. 22: "In the morning I done the chores & then it began & rained some & the wind blew a terrible gale & I sawed wood awhile & then we all went down to West Hebron to Orries a visiting & Uncle Martin's folks were there and the wind blew from the east & it thawed a lot the sleighing is nearly whipped we took a wagon for the first to-day it kept soft all day & at night too."

Fri. Feb 23: "I got up early & done the chores & intended to go to Salem after a load of sawdust and it began snowing fine so I did地t go and I chored around & sat around the house & I sawed some wood in the afternoon it nearly cleared off it got a little cooler at night it did地t thaw very much but was soft all wagons now to bad to loose our sleighing"

Thurs. Feb 24: "In the morning after I done the chores I went down to Salem and got a big load of sawdust & got back about 1 o'clock & then I put it on the ice & chored around and it is a nice warm day rather cloudy & at night it was warm & rained some getting muddy in places but a lot of ice on the roads and it is good wheeling I took a wagon"

Sun. Feb 25: "It got colder last night & snowed about 4 inches and it is a terribly windy & cold day kept getting colder all day and I went to church and I heard a sermon by Mr. McEachron & his text was in 2 Peter and Georgia & the children stayed at home & kept house and after I done the chores at night I went up to Weirs to see Dave he is sick & I went down to West Hebron to see the Doctor for him. it is only 4コ above zero at night"

Mon. Feb 26: "I chored around & sawed some wood and in the afternoon I hitched up & put the wagon under the barn in the cellar and then went up in the back woods & drawed the rest of the wood 3 loads & Georgia & the children rode up to Weirs with me & stayed till night & then I drove up after them and it is a cold day but pleasant only windy"

Tues. Feb 27: "In the morning after I done the chores I split stove wood for Orrie & loaded up a load on the sleighs & I took it down to her in the afternoon at West Hebron it was pretty fair sleighing most of the way some places where it was blowed off I shoveled on some snow and it is a pleasant day but very cold zero most all day in the shade it is the coldest day or morning here than it has been all winter."

Wed. Feb 28: "In the morning after I done the chores I took a load of stove wood down to West Hebron to Orrie & then went on to Salem and got a nother load of sawdust & it snowed all the way home on me & when I was loading up and I got dinner at Orries & fed the team & got home about 3 o'clock & then I put the saw dust on the ice and done the chores & at night John McKernon & his wife came down & spent the evening."

Thurs. Mar 1: "It snowed a lot last night it is nearly if not more than a foot deep & it hailed in the morning or rained & frooze as it came but it kept getting warmer & it rained nearly all day & it thawed a lot & the water began running quite freely at night & it quit raining at night & got a little cooler and I chored around all day sawed a little wood. Roscoe had the nettle rash but was not very sick at all. it soon went away but comes & goes"

Fri. Mar 2: "In the forenoon I split some wood or a load & in the afternoon I took the wood down to Orries at West Hebron and it got colder last night & snowed an inch or more frooze some but not hard enough to hold up where there is water in the road & it is a cool & windy day at night we all went down to Orries & I went to a lecture and it is cool & windy."

Sat. Mar 3: "In the forenoon I sawed some wood for Orrie & split a load & loaded it up and in the afternoon I took the load down to Orries at West Hebron & went up on the hill where Ed. Beveridges sawmill is & got a load of saw dust & when I got home I put it up in the ice house or bin on the ice and it is a nice pleasant day cool nice sleighing now where there is no water in the road."

Sun. Mar 4: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. McEachron & his text was 2 Corinthians 4 chapter & the 16 verse I think and we came home at noon and it is a pretty windy & cool day and when we came home the young white sow had pigs & she had 12 pigs all alive but small and after dinner Glenroy & Joe drove up for awhile it kept getting colder at night snowed some last night."

Mon. Mar 5: "In the morning Billy came up & I helped him to draw wood from over on his place and he drawed alone in the afternoon & I sawed at Orries wood at the door & shelled some corn and it is a very cold & windy day about as cold a day as we have had this Winter I gave Billy 2 of the pigs the rest seem to be smart. cold at night 4コ above zero."

Tues. Mar 6: "In the forenoon after I done the chores Billy & I went down to North Argyle & Billy Stevenson & I had a long talk about politics and we got home about noon and I done the noon chores & chored around & about night John McKernon came down and we had a visit and it snowed till about 3 o'clock & some last night nearly a foot of snow I guess & it turned to rain it rained some and it was cold in the morning but kept getting warmer & last night the young sow lost a pig some way I think she must of ate it."

Wed. Mar 7: "In the morning after I done the chores we all went up to Uncle Tom H. Williamsons a visiting & stayed nearly all day and it got colder about morning & quit raining so we have nice sleighing again plenty of snow at night it was cool it was a pleasant day but windy & cool too."

Thur. Mar 8: "In the forenoon I split wood and loaded up a load & in the afternoon I took the load down to Orries at West Hebron and when I got back I sawed some wood & Georgia & the children went up to Johnnies awhile and it is a beautiful day clear pleasant & warm thawed a lot but good sleighing no bare ground around here."

Fri. Mar 9: "In the forenoon I took a grist down to West Hebron and left it & got 3 sacks of sawdust at Uncle Alex's and when I got home I split wood & sawed some & loaded up a load of stove wood & then I took the wood down to Orries at West Hebron & it is a nother beautiful day clear & pleasant & warm & thawed a lot the roads are very sloppy on main road but good sleighing around here yet and it isn't very cool at night Bessie cow had a calf."

Sat. Mar 10: "In the morning after I done the chores we all went down to Glenroys a visiting & in the afternoon I attended town caucus. E. H. Snyder got the town deleagtes for county clerk and it is a nother beautiful day warm & thawed a lot very sloppy in the road good sleighing yet. In the forenoon Billy had the team to draw wood for himself and it got colder at night"

Sun. Mar 11: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. McEachron and his text was Hosea the 7 chapter & the last clause of the 8 verse and and we went in a sleigh good sleighing yet icy again it is a cold bad for time of year it did地t thaw hardly any & it was a clear & pleasant day wind was in the north. another lamb came an old poor sheep & would地t own it."

Mon. Mar 12: "In the morning after I done the chores Everett W. came over & got a pet lamb and we sat around awhile & then I went up on Billys Farm on top of the hill & got a load of wood for him & in the afternoon I drawed wood for him from the same place 4 loads all of it from there and it is a very cold raw windy day but clear & pleasant only cold it did地t thaw any in the sun hardly"

Tues. Mar 13: "In the forenoon Billy came up & he & I after I got the chores done sawed the rest of Orries wood & split the most of it & loaded up a load and in the afternoon I took the load down to West Hebron to Orries and it is good sleighing yet down there it is a cold day rather cloudy & looked like snow it didn't thaw any of any account"

Wed. Mar 14: "In the forenoon I took a load of wood down to Orrie the last load that makes all of her wood 5 cord altogether at $5 per cord and in the afternoon I went down & drawed some wood for Billy from up in our back fallow through Charley McGeochs field and it is a nice day pleasant but cool & very windy. winter weather & didn't thaw much cold for time of year"

Thur. Mar 15: "In the forenoon I chored around & Mary W. came along with Johnnie & stopped till he came back & Uncle Tom H came along & stopped for dinner and in the afternoon I drawed or helped Billy to draw the rest of his wood 3 loads and he helped me to draw a jag of hay over to the horse barn and David J. Hurd came along & I sold him 2 calves 1 for 6「 & 1 for 5「 and it is a nice day only cold some cloudy & at night or before it began snowing & at night we all drove down to West Hebron to Orries & got the mail"

Fri. Mar 16: "I chored around all day & shoveled snow & sat around the house it snowed 6 or 8 inches last night & in the forenoon & about noon it faired off & was cold too the wind blew some & it drifted in places the snow was very light it being so cold. Winter weather in earnest"

Sat. Mar 17: "In the morning after I done all the chores we all went over to Everett Williamsons a visiting just the other side of West Hebron and the snow is deep we got home early and I gave away 2 more pigs it is to cold for them at night it is down to zero it was a raw winters day in earnest. We are getting Winters weather in March this year."

Sun. Mar 18: "We did地t go to church so we all stayed at home & kept house I had a Heifer that had a calf so that kept us at home I had to help her & had to get Billy to help to take the calf away and it is a cold Winters day some cloudy & looks like a nother snow storm."

Mon. Mar 19: "In the forenoon I took a little ride went up to Uncle Martin Rogers & got them to postpone their visit one day & in the afternoon we all went down to West Hebron & left the children & Georgia till I came home & done the chores & went back & got supper & stayed awhile & them came home it kept getting warmer & it thawed a lot and the roads are very sloppy it rained some & a heavy South & East wind cutting the snow quite fast."

Tues. Mar 20: "In the morning Billy helped me to load in 2 calves & his calf & I took the 3 up to Johnnie Williamsons 1 of mine at 6「 & the other 2 at 5「 per # and then I went on down to West Hebron & went up on top of the hill to Edd Beveridges & got a load of saw dust and got home about 11 o'clock & done the noon chores & then went over to Tom Cuthbert's sale & bought a heavy spring wagon for carrying apples. & it is a nice pleasant day warm but got colder at night & frooze pretty hard. At night I went over & got the wagon"

Wed. Mar 21: " In the morning after I done the chores Uncle Martin Rogers & Aunt Kate & Mary Jane came down a visiting and stayed nearly all day and 2 fruit men came along & they got $10 of their trees on me 20 apple, 8 plums & 6 cherries and at night we all went up to Theodore Gilchrist's to a party & had a good time & it is a cold raw windy day but clear."

Thur. Mar 22: " In the forenoon I chored around and in the afternoon I drove down to West Hebron & got the mail and got word from the Census Supervisor to fill out a paper & send it in & we sat up to 2 o'clock in the morning before we got it finished and it was a job & it is a nice day gold air but thawed quite a lot. Jude had a calf."

Fri. Mar 23: "In the morning I got up early & done the chores & then took my letter down to Argyle to mail the letter & got left so I went on out to Fort Edward & mailed it there and then came home & I went in a sleigh but it was poor sleighing but most sleighs & I chored around till night. Billy came up & we cut the rest of the pigs and it is a nice pleasant day warm it thawed a lot water is running in the road quite freely but got cold at night"

Sat. Mar 24: "In the morning after I done the chores we all went down to West Hebron to Orries a visiting Everett was there & his family & Mary Jane and it is a nice pleasant day only cold air cold last night & cold at night we went in a wagon first for quite awhile and it was muddy & sloppy hard going."

Sun. Mar 25: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. McEachron & his text was in Job and we came home at noon This is the day to put in Sabbath School officers for Superintendent David Foster Assistant Robbie Atkinson and it is a nice pleasant day only cold last night frooze pretty hard but it thawed quite a lot and it is cold at night again."

`Mon. Mar 26: "In the forenoon I chored around & trimmed part of the little apple trees and Ruby was sick nearly all last night & was to-day & in the afternoon I drove down to West Hebron & got some medicine for her from the Doctor and it began snowing before night awhile & snowed quite hard & it is a cloudy & wet day all wagons now some muddy."

Tues. Mar 27: " I chored around in the forenoon and in the afternoon I finished trimming the little apple trees and the lambs began coming to-day and it snowed about 2 inches yesterday & last night and it all thawed away & was muddy too hard going now."

Wed. Mar 28: "In the morning Billy came up & began work and he sawed & split & cut limbs all day & I helped most of the day some more lambs came we are having very bad luck the one that was smart yesterday died last night I found 1 dead in the sheep stable in the morning & one that its mother could地t hardly get up so we have got 2 in the house & only 1 out of 6 with its mother & smart. and 1 sheep had twins 1 pr twins 8 sheep"

Thur. Mar 29: "Billy cut sawed & split wood all day & I worked at the wood nearly all forenoon and in the afternoon Georgia & the children went up to John Gibson's at Belcher and settled up with him and got a little salt and took up a crock of butter at 22「 and Uncle Tom H. came along & stopped & fed his horse & I got him a lunch & we visited part of the afternoon & after quitting time Billy tapped 3 of our maple trees for himself and it is a nice pleasant day it thawed a lot & is very muddy going but cold air it don't thaw much of any where the sun don't shine. lots of snow on the ground yet & ice also 9 sheep 2 sheep died

Fri. Mar 30: "In the forenoon I helped Billy work at the wood & chored around till about 11 o'clock & then we all went down to West Hebron to Orries & stayed til most night I agreed to meet a man there on business and Billy cut sawed & split wood all day and it is a beautiful day only cold nights it freezes pretty hard every night but it thaws a lot in the day time very muddy & rough going. their is a lot of ice on the road it doesn't thaw much of any on the north side or in the shade 2 pr twins 10 & 11 sheep"

Sat. Mar 31: "Billy & I worked at the wood pile all day sawing splitting & cutting limbs & we got it all worked up into stove wood and it is a cold raw day pleasant & warm in the sun where the wind did地t blow it thaws quite a lot where the sun shines but freezes in the shade all day North wind and 3 more lambs came 1 pr of twins. 2 pr twins 12 & 13 sheep"

Sun. Apr 1: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. Willard McEachron and his text was Proverbs the 16 chapter & the 32 verse and we came home at noon and it is very bad going terrible muddy in places & some places water & ice. it is a nice pleasant day clear but cold nights and rather windy too. lot of snow banks & the fields that lay to the north are nearly covered with snow."

Mon. Apr 2: "In the forenoon Billy & I went up to the back woods & cut wood or small wood & cut some up in stove wood & in cord wood & in the afternoon Billy cut & sawed wood up in the same place & I went down to West Hebron on business I owed Uncle Tom H. $100 which I paid & bought a mortgage against Joseph Lindsay of $250 for $200 cash & I got the money of Orrie to pay for the mortgage and it is a nice warm day thawed alot rained some before night

14 sheep"

Tues. Apr 3: "In the forenoon Billy & I cut & sawed wood up in the back woods in stove wood and in the afternoon we went up in the same place but did地t stay long it came on rain & drove us to the house and quit about when we got to the house I weaned the other litter of Pigs and the last Heifer that is going to calve calved this afternoon and then we went up in the orchard & cut some apple trees and it is a very warm day thawed a lot & very muddy rained some now & then most all afternoon cooler at night 1 more lamb came 15 sheep"

Wed. Apr 4: "In the forenoon I chored around & trimmed apple trees and chored around the big young Black cow is sick & Mr. John Willett came along & I had him stop & look at her & gave him his dinner and in the afternoon I chored around at one thing & another and cleaned out the hog pens and it is a cold raw day windy thawed some & rather cloudy too. The cow was some better after night but was very sick all afternoon 19 sheep"

Thurs. Apr 5: "In the forenoon I trimmed apple trees after I got the chores done and in the afternoon I trimmed apple trees awhile and then the children & I drove down to West Hebron & got the mail the roads are very muddy but drying up in places & it is a beautiful day warm & thawed a lot but cold last night 22 sheep"

Fri. Apr 6: "In the forenoon after I done the chores I trimmed apple trees and in the afternoon I finished trimming apple trees and then chored around and it is a nice pleasant day warm & clear but the wind got in the north & was colder at night the snow banks are leaving slowly their is a lot of snow on the north side of the fields yet. 23 sheep"

Sat. Apr 7: "In the forenoon I chored around & drawed the cider or what ever it was out of the barrels in the cellar & put it in the vinegar barrels and some out of the barrels that was in the wagon house and in the afternoon the children & I went down to West Hebron & got the mail & the roads are drying up fast rough yet though and it is a nice pleasant day but a cold north wind it is hard on grass drying up so hard where the snow is off 24 sheep"

Sun. Apr 8: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by a young man from Argyle by the name of Barr & his text was Mark the 4 chapter & the 39 verse and it is a pleasant & clear day but very windy & cool a strong cold wind all day the roads are drying off fast where there is no snow or ice. 26 sheep"

Mon. Apr 9: "In the forenoon We went up to the back woods & cut wood down & up in stove wood and in the afternoon we took the team & stone-boat down in the lower fallow and drew stone from a big stone pile along the fence on the bottom of the field and quit early as it was so cold & the stone were fastened in ice & Morg Peacraft came along & got a calf 142# at 5「 per # & it is a cold winters day very windy & some cloudy it didn't thaw out what it frooze last night near. 28 sheep"

Tues. Apr 10: "In the forenoon Billy trimmed up the apple tree limbs in the orchard & I sowed the grass seed on the rye long field 4ス acres & then we burned brush in the orchard till noon and in the afternoon I burned brush & Billy cut another apple tree & then he helped me to finish burning the brush & then we drawed up some apple tree wood to the door and it snowed a little last night and it is a cold raw windy day. 30 sheep"

Wed. Apr 11: "In the forenoon I sowed some grass seed on the big side hill and Billy sawed some wood & then we finished drawing up the apple tree wood & then I went up to the back woods & got some stakes & rails and Billy sawed wood & then we went up on the big side hill & gathered a few stone in piles & in the afternoon we went up to a raisin to John A. Robinson's and didn't get back till most chore time & we brought home Dake Gilchrist boar hog & put him with the sows & it is a nice pleasant day warmer & acts more like spring no plowing yet around here 31 sheep"

Thurs. Apr 12: "In the forenoon we chored around and made a hog trough & cleaned out the cistern and it was very dirty & then Billy went over to Joe Lindsays to see if he would come over to shear our sheep next week and in the afternoon we went up to the back woods & cut & sawed some wood into stove wood and it came on rain again & we came to the house & made a bar post and it is a cloudy day rained a fine mist nearly all day but very little water fell though. 33 sheep"

Fri. Apr 13: "In the forenoon we picked stone & threw them in piles up on the big side hill and in the afternoon we drawed out some manure out of the barn yard up on the field cross from the barn it was fearful wet and it stormed or rained so that we quit in a little while and then we chored around and at about night is faired off so we all went to a social over to the White church and had a good time their was a Japanese Wedding performed in full costume and it is a nasty afternoon the roads are terribly muddy"
Sat. Apr 14: "In the forenoon we drawed manure down on the oat ground along Billys and Billy helped to load it & sawed wood while I was onloading & it is very muddy & wet in the field and in the afternoon we picked stone in piles up on the big side hill and at night I done the chores & Billy drove down to West Hebron & got the mail and it is a cold raw windy day for the time of the year."

Sun. Apr 15: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. Douthett from Shushan and his text was in Luke & we stayed for Sabbath school and it is a beautiful day clear warm & pleasant it is the nicest day we have had in a long time Spring like."

Mon. Apr 16: "In the forenoon Billy began plowing for the first this spring in the field above his house for oats and I fixed some fence & split some rails stakes & posts up back & sowed a little grass seed up in the back fallow in the wood lot. The land is pretty wet for plowing but drying off fast & in the afternoon we both picked stone in piles up in the rear part of the big side hill & it is a nice pleasant day warm & clear it is quite warm another Spring-like day. at night we all went up to John McKernons & made a call."

Tues. Apr 17: "In the forenoon it rained & we chored around & Billy went over & got Joe Lindsay to come over & sheer the sheep and he got back with Joe a little before noon Joe shore sheep the rest of the day & Billy did地t work in the afternoon and it is a pretty cloudy day & rained some warmer. 36 sheep"

Wed. Apr 18: "In the morning Joe & Billy were both pretty drunk & Billy did地t work & Joe did地t shear only 2 & I shore 3 & Billy drove the big horse out to Fort Edward he & Edgar & he or they never got back till after dark Billy dead drunk. and in the afternoon Joe braced up & shore most all afternoon and left 8 more to shear & at night Joe stayed all night & it is a cloudy warm & rained some today. the snow is going fast now. "

Thur. Apr 19: "In the forenoon Joe finished shearing the sheep and Billy did地t work to day he is sobering off I guess & in the afternoon I took Joe over home he is very lame and when I came back Georgia & the children went down to West Hebron & got the mail and I fixed some fence one place & a nother & it is quite warm the snow banks are about gone very muddy it rained a lot last night I guess I turned the sheep out to grass for the first"

Fri. Apr 20: "In the forenoon Billy plowed in the field above his house and I fixed fence & chored around & Georgia & the children went up to Johnnies & stayed all day and in the afternoon we picked stone awhile up on the big side hill & Billy plowed awhile & I kept at the stone and it is a nice pleasant day warm day & clear too."

Sat. Apr 21: "In the forenoon Billy finished plowing down in the field above the road & then we put a few ashes around the little trees back of the barn & then Billy began plowing over there & it is wet too & I chored around & in the afternoon we drawed manure over in the field cross from the barn & Billy loaded it & I drew it and at night Edgar & I went down to West Hebron & it is a nother nice warm day some cloudy & looks like rain at night.

Sun. Apr 22: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. Willard McEachron & his text was in Matthew the 10 chapter & the 42 verse and it is a nice pleasant day warm & rather cloudy looks like rain some roads are nearly dried up. some rough."

Mon. Apr 23: "In the forenoon I fixed fence down toward the South End of the Farm & in the afternoon I fixed fence toward the South West End Billy plowed all day in the little orchard back of the barn for oats and it is a pretty cloudy day warm & rained a little now & then but got cooler at night."

Tues. Apr 24: "In the forenoon Billy finished plowing in the little orchard back of the barn & then he went at dragging in the field above his house all done plowing for oats and I spread some manure & picked some stone in piles up on the big side hill and in the afternoon I drew out manure in the field cross from the barn & Billy loaded it and it is quite a cool day very windy wind in the north. Georgia cleaned out the Creamary & the out side cellar."

Wed. Apr 25: "In the morning we took the oats & Phosphate out in the field and I sowed both in the forenoon in the field above Billys & he plowed awhile in the filed cross from the barn & then dragged in the oats & in the afternoon I fixed some fence & picked some stone & sowed the little orchard back of the barn to oats & Billy dragged part of it in he used 3 horses and it is a nice day only some windy & cool too."

Thur. Apr 26: " n the forenoon Billy finished dragging & then plowed in the field cross from the barn & I dug around the little trees with a potato hook and then I took 1 horse & drawed stone of the oat field above Billys and in the afternoon Billy plowed in the same field & I spread some manure & chored around & at noon spell we both drawed some stone from the oat field & Georgia & the children went down to West Hebron & got the mail & I got more word & a nother paper to fill out from the Census Supervisor & it is a cold backward time cold & windy very much so nothing growing & hay getting low."

Fri. Apr 27: "In the forenoon I sowed the grass seed on the oats & then finished picking stone on the big side hill in piles & Billy went up to John McKernons & got his "roller" & rolled in the oats both fields & it is getting dry & the ground is terrible hard and in the afternoon I drove over to Mac Shields to get my marker but didn't find him nor the marker wasn't made & when I came back I spread manure and it is a nother cold raw windy day . hard on grass. In the morning Georgia & the children drove up to Belcher with my mail to the Census Supervisor."

Sat. Apr 28: "In the forenoon I finished spreading manure on the field cross from the barn & drew the rest of the stone from the oat field & then cut potatoes & Billy plowed nearly all day in the field front of the house and in the afternoon I sowed the 2 swails to oats & then I cut potatoes fixed some fence & chored around & Billy dragged in the oats and at night Edgar & I went down to West Hebron & got the mail & some bran for the cows and it is a nother cloudy cold windy raw day hard on grass & hay is going fast & getting low."

Sun. Apr.29: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. McEachron & his text was Philippians the 3 chapter & the 14th verse and it is a nice pleasant day clear & beautiful it acts more like spring but dry yet."

Mon. Apr 30: "In the forenoon Billy plowed in the field cross from the barn & he got done & in the morning I went up to Theodore Gilchrist's & got his marker & then marked out in the field cross form the barn with 1 horse & in the afternoon I finished marking out one way & some the other way & Billy cut seed potatoes & then we took some out in the field & began planting but it came on rain or a thunder storm but didn't rain much Billy took the marker home and I chored around we did地t get much planted or it did地t rain much before the rain it was hot & after it got cold again"

Tues. May 1: "In the morning we took out some potatoes in the field cross from the barn & we planted potatoes there nearly all day & I marked out some the other way nice planting I am putting in some super phosphate and it is a cold raw day for the time of year it is a March day cloudy too."

Wed. May 2: "In the morning Billy went up on the McMillen place & plowed all day I went up & helped him to get started & then fixed some fence & came back & went at planting potatoes in the field cross from the barn & marked out some too. Billy helped awhile at noon & it is a warm day & cloudy & very windy."

Thur. May 3: "In the forenoon Billy finished plowing up on the McMillen place & I planted potatoes in the field cross from the barn & at noon Billy helped awhile & in the afternoon I sowed the oats & grass seed up on the McMillen place & Billy dragged them in about 3 acres I guess and it is a nice day cloudy & warm but it got cold again at night I put the sheep down on round hill for awhile grass don't grow much."

Fri. May 4: "In the forenoon Billy began plowing sod up on top of the hill back of the barn & I cut potatoes & finished marking out in the cross from the barn and in the afternoon I planted potatoes in the field cross from the barn & Billy plowed up on top of the hill & he planted some at noon spell and it is a cold raw windy day in earnest it keeps getting colder than warmer."

Sat. May 5: "Ground was covered with snow in the morning about 2 inches deep it looked dreary indeed and in the forenoon Billy planted up on top of the hill back of the barn & I cut potatoes & dropped some after the snow melted away and in the afternoon I took the wool down to North Argyle at Robt. Cuthberts 223 # @ 22 「 per # and Billy planted potatoes while I was gone & when I came back Billy plowed & I finished planting in the field cross from the barn & at night Billy * I drove down to West Hebron & got the mail it was cold & cold all day never saw such a backward time the snow all went off."

Sun. May 6: "We all went to church and we heard a sermon by Mr. Willard McEachron and his text was Isaiah the 50 chapter and the 4 verse and it is a cold raw windy day March weather indeed I never saw such weather for time of year if this keeps on a nother week cattle will starve I guess."

Mon. May 7: "In the forenoon Billy loaded manure & I drawed it out in the meadow orchard and in the afternoon Billy plowed up on top of the hill back of barn & I cut seed potatoes & chored around and it is a cold day for time of year but pleasant I put the young cattle down in the lower swamp and at night Billy & I took 3 calves down to the Hook to Bob Dennings weight 144 # 158 # & 140 # each at 5「 per # & I came back or we did by Mack Shields & got what he had made of my marker."

Tues. May 8: "In the forenoon Billy finished plowing up on top of the hill back of the barn & then he dragged when he & I wasn't cutting seed potatoes & it rained awhile and I went up & borrowed Theodore Gilchrists marker and then cut potatoes & went down & brought up the sheep & at noon we tarred the sheep & dipped the lambs in the McDougal dip & cut the tails of the ewe lambs 13 ewes & 15 bucks and in the afternoon Billy finished dragging & then I went up & marked out the top of the hill one way for potatoes & it is a cloudy day & quite warm if it only continues rained now & then a little looks like rain at night.

Wed. May 9: "We had a good shower last heavy Thunder but in the morning the wind got in the north & rained some too & was very cold again & was all day & at night it was a winters night when it quit raining about 9 o'clock we went at drawing out manure out of the barn yard & put or spread it as we drawed it out on the meadow orchard we scraped the barn yard it was terrible wet & muddy we had to chop up some of it and in the afternoon Georgia & the children went down to West Hebron & got the mail."

Thur. May 10: "In the forenoon Billy began plowing for corn down in the meadow orchard and I chored around spread some manure etc. & in the afternoon we took some potatoes up on top of the hill & I marked out some the other way & then we planted till night & it is the coldest day that I ever planted potatoes for the time of year I think the wind blew hard & it was cold March weather it is a cloudy day it was地t only 4コ above freezing at night"

Fri. May 11: "It was frooze to hard to plant or mark out in the morning so Billy plowed in the forenoon in the meadow orchard and I chored around after awhile I went up on the hill & marked out some & then dropped potatoes till noon and in the afternoon we both planted potatoes up on top of the hill back of the barn and it is a nice pleasant day it got some warmer & was clear. it was a Frosty morning in earnest we put the cows down in the little meadow and is was the first night that I did地t feed hay and it was cold at night again but not so cold as last night. The fruit trees came today 20 apple 8 plum 6 cherry.

Sat. May 12: "In the forenoon Billy plowed down in the meadow orchard & I sat out some apple trees where their was地t any in the young orchard & in the afternoon we both planted potatoes up on top of the hill back of the barn and at night We all went down to West Hebron and got the mail and it is a nice pleasant day warmer & acts like spring"

Sun. May 13: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. McEachron and his text was Ephesians the 6 chapter & the 1 verse & it is a nice pleasant day warmer than common nice summers day if it only continues."

Mon. May 14: "In the forenoon Billy finished plowing down in the meadow orchard and we are all done plowing at home and it is a hot day & I sat out what plum & cherry trees that I had and got 10 more cherry and then finished marking out up on top of the hill for potatoes & then dropped some & at noon Billy helped me to plant & then I planted till night & Billy went up to Hiram Reynolds & got his Butterfly drag & dragged over the meadow orchard for corn and it is a nice pleasant day very warm & clear some south wind grass had ought to grow today we had a Thunder shower last night Heavy Thunder rained quite a shower."

Tues. May 15: "In the morning Billy went over on his farm & began plowing for corn I went over & helped to get started and then I sat out the 10 cherry trees that was left yesterday & then went up on the hill & dropped & planted potatoes & Billy helped awhile at noon & in the afternoon I finished the potatoes all done planting potatoes & then I went at marking out the meadow orchard for corn and it is a warm day showers went around heavy Thunder too it rained a light shower at night and got some cooler wind in north again."

Wed. May 16: "In the forenoon I finished marking out both ways down in the meadow orchard & began planting some corn with planter and Billy plowed all day over on the Rabbit farm or hill & in the afternoon I planted corn with hoe down in the meadow orchard and Georgia & the children went down to West Hebron & got the mail & I got my Commission as Census Enumator for the west end of Greenwich town and it is a nice day some cloudy & warm to grass is growing we turned our cows out for good & quit feeding Hay."

Thur. May 17: "In the forenoon I planted some with hoe in some place & quit early & went down to Argyle Georgia sat out some plants on little Howard's grave & I went down & was sworn before a Notary Public Conway as Census Enumator and Billy plowed all day on the Rabbit Farm and it is a nice day some cloudy."

Fri. May 18: "In the forenoon I planted corn down in the meadow orchard and I got done all done planting at home & Billy dragged over on Rabbit Hill & in the afternoon he plowed over there and I put up the crow twine fixed some fence & chored around & about 4 o'clock it got cold & was quite cold & at night We all went up to Johnnies to a Choir rehersal but no one was there but "Smart" and it is a cloudy & rainy day rain did地t amount to much."

Sat. May 19: "It was a steady rainy wet day we did地t do much of anything & in the afternoon Billy took a small grist down to West Hebron for me & got a grist for himself & We all went down to West Hebron to Orries a visiting and got back about dark & Billy done the chores and it is a cold rain I brought up the young cattle & put them in at night cows was in also nice rain just the same."

Sun. May 20: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. Willard McEachron & his text was Ephesians 6 chapter & the first 3 verses and it is a cloudy cold raw day for the time of year but cleared off grass looks nice & green but don't seem to grow very fast."

Mon. May 21: "In the forenoon Billy plowed over on the rabbit farm & I marked out on the same hill part of it both ways and it rained some it was very wet in the morning and in the afternoon Billy finished plowing & dragging also for corn & I began planting with the planter and it came on a shower & was very nasty & I planted till night with a hoe & at night Georgia went to an anniversary at Barkleys & Emas and it is a very cloudy day rained some & quite a lot last night I guess."

Tues. May 22: "In the forenoon I went over on Rabbit Hill & finished marking out for corn & planted corn with planter till noon & in the afternoon I planted with planter in same field & it got dryed off pretty good & Billy worked for himself at his garden and in the afternoon Georgia & the children went down to West Hebron & got the mail they got a bunch of mail matter for me my supplies for taking census all arrived ready for action and it is a nice day only windy clear & dryed of fast."

Wed. May 23: 的 planted corn over on rabbit Hill & got done about 5 o'clock & then I put up crow-twine till night and it is a big field I think there is 8 acres anyway and Billy did地t work for me to-day he is putting in his own & plowing and it is a very warm day showers went around all done planting. grass is growing now. Meadows look very good"

Thur. May 24: "In the forenoon I went down to Orries at West Hebron & planted her potatoes in her garden and put up a little more crow twine on the corn in the meadow orchard and in the afternoon I went over & put up the rest of the twine on the corn on Rabbit Hill and then threw some wood in the wood shed and it is a nice pleasant day warm we had a nice shower about 4 o'clock cooler at night Billy did地t work for me he is putting in his own garden."

Fri. May 25: "I drawed wood all day stove wood from up back in the woods that we cut up there last spring & I got it all drawed & Billy did地t work for me to-day he was working for himself and in the afternoon Georgia went down to West Hebron & got Orrie, Eva and little Annie Annie's little child and it is a nice pleasant day clear & warm but cooler than yesterday fine growing time orchards look fine all in full blossom I never saw fruit trees blow fuller"

Sat. May 26: "In the forenoon I fixed some fence up the road & chored around piled some wood repaired the hog yard etc. & in the afternoon I chored around & went down to Will T. McNeils & got the road scraper & the Women & children all went down to Argyle to the Cemetary and it is a nice pleasant day warm & clear fine growing time and at night Billy & I went down to West Hebron cool at night"

Sun. May 27: "There was no preaching at our church so we all stayed at home & kept house and in the afternoon Georgia took Orrie, Eva, & the Annie down home at West Hebron and I stayed at home with the children and it is a nice day warm clear & pleasant"

Mon. May 28: "We worked on the road all day and in the morning & at night we threw some wood in the wood shed and it is a pretty cloudy day and some cooler we saw the eclipse on the sun it was nearly セ covered for awhile and grass & oats & rye are doing fine now."

Tues. May 29: "We drawed stone all day from the big side hill where we had them gathered in piles and we shoveled them off with shovels and it is a nice pleasant day warm & clear oats & rye are doing well now oats especially are fine and in the afternoon Georgia & the children went down to West Hebron to get the mail."

Wed. May 30: "We picked stone all day up on the big side hill that was in piles & it is a nice pleasant day for Decoration and in the morning Georgia & the children went down to the cemetary at Argyle & put some flowers on little Howard's grave and it hard business picking stone all day. it rained a little about night but warm corn is coming up."

Thur. May 31: "In the forenoon we picked stone up on the big side hill & we got them all off and Dan Sill Census Enumerator for this 113 district came along & we had a talk & in the afternoon I went down to West Hebron & Sill & I drove up to see Will Campbell and Billy went a fishing over to the mud lake & when I got home I done the chores & got ready to start in the morning to Greenwich to take census and it is a very warm day but some cloudy."

Fri. Jun 1: "In the morning I started for Greenwich & began taking the census done very well for the first day got 7 farms 45 names & 2 horse barns and got home about dark got in 11ス hours and Billy took a load of potatoes down to Salem 48 bu at 30「 per bu and was gone all day and at night the bull was sick & died before midnight bad job on me just cow time and it is a nice pleasant day clear & warm too. rained at night some showers went around."

Sat. Jun 2: "In the morning I went to Greenwich & took census all day had good luck today got 58 names and got 9 farms 2 defective persons got home about dark got in 11ス hours and Georgia, the children & Mrs. Liddle went out to Fort Edward a shopping got back about night & Billy burried the bull & put wood in the wood shed and chored around and it is a pretty cloudy day rained some now & then & was hot too. it rained a lot last night here fine growing time now I tell you Rye & Oats & Grass looks good now."

Sun. Jun 3: "It rained so we all stayed at home & did地t go to church it rained nearly all forenoon & very hard most of the time we have had a great rain it is moist now and it is a fine growing time warm too."

Mon. Jun 4: "I went down in the town of Greenwich taking census and had a very good day got over quite a territory and it is a nice pleasant day cleared off warm & nice and Billy plowed for Buckwheat nearly all day over on the rabbit farm and about night Georgia & the children went down to West Hebron & got Orrie & Eva"
Tues. Jun 5: "In the morning I started for Greenwich & enumerated all day and had very good luck and came home at night and Billy drawed manure up on top of the hill from the pile against the shed and it is a nice pleasant day "

Wed. Jun 6: "In the morning I started early for Greenwich town & had very good luck and Billy went up & got Bert McDougalls weeder & used it all day in the potatoes & corn and I came home at night & it is a nice pleasant day warm & clear and the Women all went over to the church to the Missionary convention & stayed all day nearly."

Thur. Jun 7: 的n the morning I started for Greenwich town & worked at Enumerating all day & Billy used the weeder all day in the corn & potatoes and it is a nice pleasant day & at night I came home getting dusty."

Fri. Jun 8: "We had a nice rain last night In the morning I started early for Greenwich and it rained pretty hard so I went down to the village of Middle Falls & put my horse in & went around a foot in the village enumerating and I had to look the Mills that were operating manufacturers and stayed all night at the Hotel & did地t come home and it is a very warm day cleared off in the afternoon very hot and Billy drawed some manure upon top of the hill & then began cultivating potatoes in the field cross from the barn and it is a fine growing time"

Sat. Jun 9: "In the morning I went at enumerating in the village & after awhile about 9 o'clock I got the horse & started out in the country among the farmers and worked up toward home and had very good luck & it is a nice pleasant day warm & it got cooler at night & Billy cultivated potatoes all day in the field cross from the barn and it is a nice growing time no mistake oats look fine & grass is doing well rye also. it has its growth nearly. It is my birthday I am 38 years old it don't seem possible."

Sun. Jun 10: "We did地t go to church so we all stayed home & kept house but after dinner

Georgia & the children took Orrie & Eva down home at West Hebron and it is a nice pleasant day clear & warm but some cooler and everything looks nice now only I think apples are not setting as they should it looks as though they were blasting badly"

Mon. Jun 11: "In the morning I went down to Greenwich & worked at enumerating all day and had good luck the bigest days work done yet and I got home about dark and Billy went over on Rabbit Hill & used the seeder all day on his corn and in the afternoon a shower went around & it is a nice pleasant & warm day rather dusty now."

Tues. Jun 12: "I stayed at home to day & helped Billy & we both cultivated the potatoes the other way in the field by the barn & then went at cultivating the corn and in the afternoon we finished the corn one way and began the other & began hoeing and it is a nice pleasant day clear but cool north wind and it is a nice day to work In the afternoon Georgia & the children went down to West Hebron & got the mail and it is a nice pleasant day warm in the afternoon."

Wed. Jun 13: "In the forenoon we both cultivated potatoes up on the top of the hill back of the barn & got done one way & part the other & Billy cultivated some corn & in the afternoon we hoed some of the potatoes that was grassy up on top of the hill & then we hoed corn the rest of the day and it is a nice pleasant day. some cool in the morning & in the afternoon Georgia & the children went up to Johnnies & on down to West Hebron & got the mail."

Thur. Jun 14: "In the morning I started for Greenwich but it rained so hard that I turned & came back but in an hour or so I went on to Greenwich near Clark mills and worked at Enumerated all day had good luck but did地t get come till late and in the forenoon Billy threw in some wood & about 10 o'clock he went at cultivating potatoes upon top of the hill back of the barn & in the afternoon he finished the potatoes & then hoed corn in the meadow orchard & we had a fine shower in the morning & cleared of warm & was a fine day."

Fri. Jun 15: "In the forenoon Billy & I hoed corn & cultivated some in the meadow orchard and in the afternoon we hoed in the same field & corn looks nice and is growing fast and is nice hoeing and it is a nice pleasant day warm but cool nights."

Sat. Jun 16: "In the forenoon Billy & I finished hoeing corn down in the meadow orchard and in the afternoon Billy worked at his own potatoes and we all went to church & we heard a sermon buy Mr. Bovard of North Argyle and at night we all went down to West Hebron & got the mail and it is a nice pleasant day warm & a fine growing time no mistake."

Sun. Jun 17: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. McEachron & his text was well I have forgotten and it was Sacrament Sabbath & we went from church up to Johnnies & got dinner & stayed for awhile and it is a nice pleasant day cool wind & nights."

Mon. Jun 18: "In the forenoon we both cultivated corn over on the Rabbit farm and in the afternoon we both hoed till about night & then done the chores & took the calves up to Moshers 3 of mine &1 for Billy & 1 for C H McGeoch all at 6「 per # and it is a nice day warm & pleasant"

Tues. Jun 19: "In the morning I started early for Greenwich at Enumerating and I had very good luck found nearly every body at home and I got home at night though quite late and Billy finished cultivating one way & hoed corn over on the Rabbit hill and it is a nice pleasant day very warm getting dusty"

Wed. Jun 20: "Billy & I hoed & cultivated corn all day over on the Rabbit hill (all day) & it is a warm day too & a nice pleasant day corn don't look very good over there but may come on and in the afternoon Georgia & the children went down to West Hebron & got the mail & at night we took Brindle cow over to Will Crosiers bull."

Thur. Jun 21: "Billy & I hoed corn over on the rabbit Hill all day & I finished cultivating in the forenoon and we did地t get quite done nice hoeing over there but the corn don't look very promising It is a nice pleasant day warm & dusty too"

Fri. Jun 22: " In the morning I went to Greenwich in the morning and I worked hard all day and got all the people enumerated and all but 1 or 2 Farms & the Manufacturer I have given up and it is a nice day only some rainy it rained very easy now & then the air is cooler at night I did地t pull in very early."

Sat. Jun 23: "In the forenoon we both finished shoveling out the potatoes one way in the field cross from the barn & began hilling and in the afternoon we finished hoeing corn over on the rabbit Hill & then hilled potatoes till night and it is a nice pleasant day not quite so warm & in the afternoon Georgia & the children went down to West Hebron & stayed down till night I went down with Billy & came back with them."

Sun. Jun 24: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. McEachron & his text was well I have forgotten and we came home at noon & it is a nice pleasant day"

Mon. Jun 25: "We hilled potatoes all day in the field back of the barn and it is nice hilling too & very hot & getting very dusty and it is a very warm day"

Tues. Jun 26: "We both hilled potatoes all day in the field cross from the barn and at night we all went over to the church to an Ice Cream & Strawberry Festival over at the church & did地t get home very early we took some ice cream it is a very warm night"

Wed. Jun 27: "In the forenoon we hilled potatoes in front of the house on the side hill & I finished shoveling them out and in the afternoon Billy went over to his place & dragged the Buckwheat ground over & I looked over my Census work awhile & then went over & sowed the Buckwheat 2 bu about and came back & sowed the turnip seed on the potatoes cross from the barn and it is a very hot day & some windy too. it rained a very little."

Thur. Jun 28: "In the forenoon we shoveled out the potatoes one way up on top of the hill and some the other way and in the afternoon we finished hilling the potatoes in front of the house and about 5 o'clock we had a light shower just lay the dust & that was all & Georgia & the children went down to West Hebron & got the mail. and it is a nother very hot day."

Fri. Jun. 29: "In the morning I started early for Greenwich & looked up some delinquents & finished up my work as census enumerator & got home about noon and in the afternoon I hilled some potatoes up on top of the hill & Billy hilled potatoes all day up on top of the hill back of the barn and it is a nice day some cooler & some windy & at night I took the package up to Belcher & got it mailed & registered & it was late when we got back.

Sat. Jun 30: "We hilled potatoes all day upon top of the hill back of the barn & it is a cold windy day for the time of year that I ever saw I think & it is very dry & dusty too & in the afternoon Georgia & the children went down to West Hebron & got the mail and it is a nice day to work."

Sun. Jul 1: "We did地t go to church so all stayed at home & kept house and it is a nother cold raw windy day and it is very dry & dusty oats are wanting rain very bad now and grass also."

Mon. Jul 2: "In the forenoon I began mowing with machine over in the back meadow and Billy plowed out the rest of the potatoes up on top of the hill & then hilled till noon and in the afternoon we both hilled till about 3 or 4 o'clock & then we went over in the back meadow & raked & bunched the hay it was very light and it is a nice day some warm & very dry & dusty"

Tues. Jul 3: "In the forenoon we both hilled potatoes awhile & then drawed in 1 load of hay and it came up a little sprinkle of rain & we went at hilling again & in the afternoon we finished hilling potatoes & got the hay all in but the tailings and it is a pretty cloudy & very windy day terrible dusty not very warm at night Georgia & the children went down to West Hebron & Orrie & Eva came up with them"

Wed. Jul 4: "In the morning I got up early & put on some Paris Green on the potatoes and after I done the chores I got ready & went up to Granville to see a Prize fight but it was a fake but boxed 6 rounds and got home about sundown & it is a warm day but cool wind & it is terrible dusty & about night the women folks all went down to West Hebron & it is a dusty time in earnest at night we drove Jude Heifer to bull."

Thur. Jul 5: "In the forenoon I went with machine over in the back meadow & got done there & then I began on the side hill in the 1st fallow & Billy mowed around the fences and in the afternoon I finished mowing on the side hill & then went up & began mowing up on the big side hill & after awhile I went over in the back meadow & raked the hay & Billy bunched it and it is a nice hay day clear & very hot too cooler at night."

Fri. Jul 6: "In the forenoon I mowed some up on the big side hill & went around the meadow on top of the Hill 3 times & it came on rain & we had a nice little rain & then I went down to West Hebron on some errands and it cleared off about noon & Billy bored 3 bar posts & cut some weeds along the road and in the afternoon I finished the lower side of the big side hill and Billy mowed around the fences & we raked up what hay was on the side hill in the fallow & drawed it in a little jag it was terrible light & was damp too. It cleared of very hot the rain helped oats some I think."

Sat. Jul 7: "In the forenoon Billy & I started cutting the rye up in the long field it is very green too we got quite a chunk laid down & about 10ス o'clock we went at raking & bunching up the hay up on the big side hill in the afternoon we drawed in the hay from up on top of the hill in the meadow 1 load & the big side hill 3 load & from the back meadow 2 load and we were pretty late in finishing up 6 loads in all and at night we all went down to West Hebron to the Old Maids Comendies it was地t very good and it is a good hay day & terrible hot too.

Sun. Jul 8: " e all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. McEachron & his text was in the Acts and we came home at noon & it is a nice day some cloudy & quite windy and it rained a little shower here but didn't amount to much. later about 5 o'clock we had a heavy wind shower rained a lot washed a little and the wind blew hard."

Mon. Jul 9: "In the forenoon I mowed with machine up in the meadow on top of the hill & got done and Billy cut & bound some rye up in the long field & in the afternoon we both cut rye & we got done & I sat up some & Billy bound some and at night Billy went down to West Hebron & took a bag of rye for me & was going to get some meal for himself and it is a pretty cloudy windy & cold day for the time of year."

Tues. Jul 10: "In the forenoon I mowed the top of the hill in the fallow and Billy bound rye awhile & sat it up & then he cut some weeds and in the afternoon we raked the hay up on top of the hill in the meadow and bunched it and drawed down 4 loads down and it was late and a fine hay day and it is a nice day cool in the forenoon but got warmer in the morning we took a "Jersey" Heifer over to the bull at Crosiers."

 

 

Wed. Jul 11: "In the forenoon we got the rest of the hay up on top of the hill in the meadow and then we all Billy & his Wife went down to Frank McAuleys funeral and in the afternoon we raked & bunched the hay up on top of the hill in the fallow & drawed it all in 4 loads nice quality but very light and Georgia & the children went down to West Hebron & got the mail and it is a grand hay day Hot but very windy for Hay or loading."

Thur. Jul 12: "In the forenoon I mowed the lower fallow and Billy mowed the swail and then went at binding rye up in the long field and in the afternoon I went up & helped to bind & set up rye in the long field till it came on rain about 2ス o'clock & then we came to the house and Billy went down & mowed some by hand in the swail in the meadow orchard & I began mowing with machine on the side hill back of the barn and it is not a very good hay day to cloudy & rained a light shower"

Fri. Jul 13: "In the forenoon I mowed the rest of the grass on the side hill back of barn & then mowed the swail down in the meadow orchard and Billy finished binding the rye & sat it up and in the afternoon we raked the hay in the lower fallow & bunched it & drawed it in 5 small loads and it is a poor hay day but we got in some and it is a cloudy & windy day."

Sat. Jul 14: "In the forenoon we raked the hay on the side hill back of the barn & bunched it and then turned the hay over down in the swail and in the afternoon we got the hay all in 6 small loads and at night Billy & I went down to West Hebron & got the mail and it is a pretty good hay day clear & very windy dry too. hay was in good shape to day.

Sun. Jul 15: "We all went to church and we heard a sermon by Mr. McEachron & his text was Ephesians the 3 chapter & the 1 verse and we came home at noon and it is a nice day cool air some windy & cloudy lots of cloudy weather oats are rusting some I think."

Mon. Jul 16: "In the morning Billy helped me to load the 2 calves & I took them up to Belcher David Hurds 346 # @ 6「 per # and Roscoe went with me and Billy mowed for himself to day & when I got home I mowed up on the big side hill all the rest of the day & I raked a little about night & it is a good hay day very hot but some windy also."

Tues. Jul 17: "In the forenoon I finished mowing up on the big side hill and then Billy helped me & we drawed in 2 loads of rye and then some hay from the side hill & I raked it and in the afternoon Billy shook out some of his hay & we drawed ours all in but 2 loads & got Billys little meadow in & it is a nother hot day clear too but at night their was a Thunder shower went south we got just a little sprinkle & Orie & Eva came up & stayed all day"

Wed. Jul 18: "Billy helped me to day & in the morning we went over on the rabbit farm & mowed what hay we could get & then came over & drawed in the rest of the hay & all but 6 Doz of the rye & then went over on the Rabbit farm & raked the hay & Charley McGeoch came over & got Billys load & I got mine & we got it all over & it is a nice day but not quite so warm to day about 11 o'clock we had a little sprinkle of rain. but soon dried off it is a rather cloudy day but a very good hay day We finished up haying today only 35 loads altogether the lighest hay crop ever harvested by me.

"Thur. Jul 19: "In the forenoon I drawed in the rest of the rye alone & then went up to Weirs & got a shoe set & then went over the the Rabbit Farm & got the rake & then raked the rye stubble over and in the afternoon Glenroy & Joe came up awhile & I drawed in the rye tailings myself (all done now but the oats) & then I went over to Charley McGeochs & drawed in a load of hay for him and Billy is going to help Charley a week or so and it is a nice day Hot & a good hay day some windy and at night we all went over to the church to the Christian Endeavor and from there down to West Hebron & got the mail."

Fri. Jul 20: "In the forenoon I went down to West Hebron & took a small grist & took a wheel to get the tire sat I didn't get the grist home with me and I chored around till noon & in the afternoon we all went up to Johnnies Roscoe & I went on up to Belcher and got home early & done the chores & it came on & rained a little but not much & it is a pretty cloudy in the afternoon Hot day too."

Sat. Jul 21: "In the forenoon I put the old hogs in the orchard & chored around piled some wood in the wood shed & threw in quite a lot & in the afternoon I worked at the wood till a Thunder Shower came up & we had a heavy shower rained a lot & washed quite a lot & I churned twice & We all went down to West Hebron & got the mail & it is a very Hot day"

Sun. Jul 22: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. Wiley & his text was in the 92 Psalm the first clause of the 12 verse and we came home at noon & it is a nice pleasant day very hot & clear too."

Mon. Jul 23:"In the forenoon I went down to West Hebron took a small grist & left it & got the one that was there & Roscoe & Ruby went with me & in the afternoon I chored around and drove up to Belcher & seen Frank Day about a bull & he came down at night & we traded I gave the old white cow for the bull + $8.50 he is to change them and it is a very hot day I finished pileing the wood. Good hay weather Tom Ripley came along & I sold him my lambs 30 in all. The first 10 at $3.25 the next 10 $3.00 & the next 10 at $2.75 if they do extra well if not very well I only get $2.50 & if they don't do anything I am only to get $2.25 (signed) H. Williamson"

Tues. Jul 24: "In the morning after I got the chores done we all went out to Fort Edward & I bought some flour barrels at 18「 & some a few at 15「 and we got Ruby & Roscoes pictures taken and we got home about 2 o'clock & I chored around till night & it is a nice pleasant day very hot & good hay weather I saw a few oats cut getting dry & dusty again"

Wed. Jul 25: "In the morning I got up early & done the chores & then went out to Fort Edward & got a load of barrels of Kinnie 65 at 18「 ea & I got home about 1 o'clock and it is a cloudy day & rained a lot & it rained on me & my barrels in great shape pretty wet for barrels and it rained when I was milking hard too. we have had a big rain to day no mistake ground is soft now. but it is warm too."

Thur. Jul 26: "In the morning I went out to Fort Edward & got a nother load of barrels 65 at 18 & 15 「 each and Billy went as far as Argyle he did地t work to-day and when I got home I put the barrels away & cleaned out part of them and it is a nice day some cloudy & about night we had a nice shower and at night we all went over the the Christian Endeavor and it cleared off nice"

Fri. Jul 27: " In the forenoon We began cutting oats in the field above Billys and they were light & in the afternoon Billy did地t work for me he went over & helped Charley Mc & I went down to West Hebron & got a small grist and it is a nice pleasant day warm I got the mail & a few schedules were sent back for me to correct"

Sat. Jul 28: " Billy & I finished cutting oats in the field above Billys in the forenoon & in the afternoon we cut oats over in the little orchard back of the barn & they are big too. at night we all went down to West Hebron & got the mail and I sent the corrected schedules back to Steenburge & it is a hot day clear & pleasant grand hay day Fine growing time now."

Sun. Jul 29: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. McEachron & his text was Colossians the 2 chapter & the first clause of the 10 verse & we came home at noon & it was very hot in the church and it is a nice pleasant day clear & hot too good day to dry oats."

Mon. Jul 30: "In the forenoon we cut the rest of the oats in the barn orchard & it was cloudy & damp it looked very much like rain & did sprinkle once in awhile so we didn't go at drawing in oats we threshed the rye tailings & cleaned it up about 2ス bu and in the afternoon Billy cut brush awhile & I went up & looked at the oats on the McMillen place & about 2ス o'clock the sun came out & we went at the oats raking & drawing in we got in 3 loads they are very good oats & Georgia & the children went up to Oscar Chapmans & Mary W went too at Belcher and it is a warm day oats made some in the afternoon.

Tues. Jul 31: "In the forenoon we went up & cut the oats on the McMillen place about 3 acres & we got it all cut it was rather late when we got dinner they are very good oats and in the afternoon we went at raking & drawing in oats in the field above Billys & we got in 4 loads all in but 1 load in that field and it is a nice pleasant day clear & a grand day for oats clear & hot too. Oats were in grand shape."

Wed. Aug 1: "In the morning their was地t no dew hardly so we went at drawing oats from the barn orchard & we worked at it all day we got them all in 7 loads & 1 load from the field above Billys & we got them all in at home & it was a good sunny afternoon some cloudy in the forenoon."

Thur. Aug 2: "In the morning I took 10 lambs up to Tom Ripleys at $3シ and Billy went at raking oats soon as they would do up at McMillens & when I got home I went up & helped to rake some & we got one load before noon & in the afternoon we raked them & got them all in 3 more loads and we got our oats all in & they were all in good shape bright & white and were a very good crop also we had 15 loads on 8 acres & 4 loads up to McMillen 3 Acres on Halves and at night we all went over to the church to the Christian Endeavor & went from there down to West Hebron & got the mail and it is quite cool nights a good thing for potatoes. Some pieces are rusting or dying ours are started a very little."

Fri. Aug 3: "Billy did地t work to day for me I gave him the day and I chored around & did地t do much all day and it is a nice pleasant day clear & warm a good hay day cool nights & mornings quite cool at night."

Sat. Aug 4: "In the forenoon Billy drawed manure up on top of the hill in the first fallow from under the horse barn I helped to load & chore around & in the afternoon we fixed fence between the two fallows and it is a nice cool air in shade at night we went down to West Hebron & got the mail cool nights Potatoes are looking well or a general rule."

Sun. Aug 5: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. McEachron & his text was 2 Peter the 3 chapter & the 7 or 9 verse I think and we came home at noon and it is a nice pleasant day warm in sun & clear but cool in the shade quite cool nights At night we had a Thunder shower & it rained a lot in the night."

Mon. Aug 6: "We had a big rain last night and in the forenoon Billy cut some old wood at hog pen & I put some tin on the barn floor over the cracks & then we threshed 8 Doz of rye & in the afternoon we cleaned it up 7ス bu & Billy cut brush around the fences and I took a grist down to West Hebron & got it home Roscoe went and it is a pretty cloudy day some pleasant terrible hot at night we had a Thunder shower"

Tues. Aug 7: "Billy did地t work to day and in the forenoon I went down to North Argyle on business & Roscoe went too and when I came back I churned & chored around and in the afternoon We all went down to West Hebron & stopped at Orries awhile and came home & done the chores & at night I went down to school meeting and Dake Gilchrist was chairman, Wm. Liddle for trustee , myself for clerk Willie Mahaffy for collector and it is a pretty cloudy day & rained quite a lot very Hot good corn weather but rather rusty for potatoes they are looking well yet. Thunder shower at night"

Wed. Aug 8: "We all went a visiting over to Uncle Martin Rogers and stayed all day. Johnnie & Mary came down in the afternoon and Billy did地t work to-day and I churned in the morning and it is a very warm day rained some & quite cloudy not much sun shine bad oat weather their is quite a lot of oats done & some to cut yet and it is a very Hot day bad weather for potatoes but grand corn weather."

Thur. Aug 9: "Billy did地t work to day for me he was about sick and I chored around at one thing & another and made over some board fence and it is a very hot day great corn weather & bad for potatoes they are rusting or beginning to go down hill leaves curling up & black & crispy. ground is wet & grass is growing fast but the flys are terrible on the cows"

Fri. Aug 10: "Billy did地t work for me today he went down & worked for Rob McFarland and in the forenoon I went over on Rabbit Hill & looked at the corn it is fair in places & I got a few big black berries and in the afternoon I made a few panels of fence & fixed some fence up between the fallows & fixed the cows mangers in the stanchions and it is a nother hot day some cloudy folks can get in their oats now."

Sat. Aug 11: "In the forenoon I went down to West Hebron and took the double wagon to get the brake repaired & some other things & some rye to get ground and did地t get them all back the new marker & old scraper I left and it is a very hot day clear & rather windy & when I got home I chored around and fixed some fence and Billy didn't work for me to day he helped Rob. McFarland to get in oats."

Sun. Aug 12: "It rained some last night & in the morning we all went to church & heard a sermon by Mr. McEachron & his text was Matthew the 26 chapter & the first clause of the 41 verse and we came home at noon & it cleared off nice & cool the wind is in the west Potatoes are rusting slowly."

Mon. Aug 13: "We pretended to work on the road & did part of the day and when it rained we threshed some rye and it is a pretty cloudy day & rained now & then & rained a lot about night & in the afternoon Georgia & the children went up to Weirs & got a shoe put on & then went up to Belcher & then down to West Hebron & home fine time for grass."

Tues. Aug 14: "In the morning Billy & I threshed rye awhile & then Billy cut weeds till noon & then went away and we all went down to the Church Picnic at the 前aks and had a good time and it is a nice day some cloudy but cleared off warmer & looked like fair weather fine growing time now"

Wed. Aug 15: "Billy did地t work to day and in the morning I chored around and fixed some fence and Everett & his wife & little child came over a visiting and in the afternoon Everett & I went down to Argyle on business for myself and it is a nice day some cloudy & some pleasant some oats out yet and some are plowing for rye and Potatoes are rusting some & the bugs are out again on one of our pieces thick."

Thur. Aug 16: "Billy did地t work to day Johnnie & Mary came down here a visiting & went home about 4 o'clock & then I put on paris green on the potatoes up on top of the hill back of the barn and it rained quite a lot in the morning but cleared off warm and at night we all went over to the church to the Christian Endeaver and went on down to West Hebron & got the mail"

Fri. Aug 17: "In the forenoon Billy drawed & spread manure up in the upper fallow & I fixed the rest of the fence between the two fallows & then we all went to the town picnic at Tinkeys lake not a very big crowd there & in the afternoon Billy cut brush and it is a nice pleasant day cooler wind is in the north & west."

Sat. Aug 18: "Billy drawed manure most of the day up in the first fallow & I helped him to load we cleaned out the sheep shed & back of the cow stable & got it nearly all drawed & it is a nice day clear some cloudy but quite warm and at night We all went down to West Hebron & got the mail and in the forenoon I finished putting on paris Green on the potatoes up on top of the hill back of the barn when we came home at night we had a small or light shower."

Sun. Aug 19: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. Willard McEachron & his text was Hosea the 14 chapter & the first clause of the 5 verse and we came home at noon & it is a nice pleasant day clear & cooler quite cool Falls day colder after the shower last night."

Mon. Aug 20: "In the forenoon we finished drawing out manure and in the afternoon we chored around threshed some rye Billy cut some kettle wood at hog pen & I put it in the hog pen & piled it & it is a nice pleasant day clear & some warm but cool air cold nights & mornings."

Tues. Aug 21: "Billy began plowing in the barn orchard for rye & plowed all forenoon I chored around awhile & we went down to Argyle to Glenroys a visiting and the assors met & I grieved with them & got my valuation down to $4400 $4100 on farm & $300 on stock & tools and in the afternoon Billy cut brush and it is a nice pleasant day quite hot again cows are gaining a little on the milk now grass is green & nice & growing too. Potatoes are holding their own some are rusting the stalk worm is working bad in some pieces corn is doing well but will be backward I think."

Wed. Aug 22: "In the forenoon Billy plowed for rye in the barn orchard and I chored around boiled a kettle of feed and fixed some fence and in the afternoon we threshed some rye & cleaned up 2 bu & then went up & layed a little stone wall beyond the orchard. and it is a nice pleasant day quite warm hot weather again. grass is growing fast flies are bothering the cows again one piece of our potatoes are going back now the rust makes them look black."

Thur. Aug 23: "In the forenoon Billy plowed for rye in the barn orchard and I chored around cut some kettle wood dug around a few of the apple trees & churned & then layed stone wall till noon up beyond the orchard and it is a nice pleasant day clear & very hot good corn weather and at night we"

Fri. Aug 24: "Billy did地t work to day We all went down to West Hebron to Orries a visiting & stayed all day about in the morning I put some kettle wood in the hog pen dug around the rest of the apple trees in the barn orchard and churned and it is a pretty cloudy day but very hot it looked like rain all day but did地t rain much it is a rusty day bad for potatoes."

Sat. Aug 25: "In the forenoon Billy plowed for rye in the barn orchard & got done & drawed a few stone off & I chored around & layed some stone wall up back of orchard and in the afternoon we threshed a little rye & then laid stone wall up beyond the orchard and it is a very hot day clear & hot dry again & dusty potatoes are going back but good corn weather. at night I went up to Belcher on business Georgia & the children stopped at Johnnies."

Sun. Aug 26: "We all stayed at home & kept house it was so hot we was to lazy to get ready for church & it is a very hot day in the afternoon we had a Thunder Shower but it did地t rain enough to lay the dust & we had lots of Thunder & lightening. It struck 2 barns over in Hebron I have just larned"

Mon. Aug 27: "In the forenoon I sowed the rye in the barn orchard and chored around boiled a kettle of feed and dug around the little trees & Billy dragged in the rye and it is a nice pleasant day but about 4 o'clock we had a heavy Thunder Shower the heaviest of the season Heavy Thunder & Heavy rain it rained nearly 3 inches of water I should think we had 2 or 3 Showers the first one was mostly wind it blew terribly it whipped of a lot of apples and in the afternoon we threshed awhile after Billy took 2 horses up to Weirs to get shawd I went up & laid stone wall but the shower soon drove us to the house It washed the road & our rye very badly.

Tues. Aug 28: "In the forenoon I took a grist down to Argyle and got my Census papers or vouchers fixed right & sent on to Washington and I had to leave the grist and Billy cut brush around the fences & along the road and in the afternoon Billy cut brush up back along the road by Weirs and I am not feeling very well so didn't do much picked up a few apples & laid a little stone wall up beyond the orchard. and it is very hot yet the showers did地t seem to cool the air any one piece of our potatoes are rusting badly & are dying quite fast or getting black the hot weather is to much for them other early planted pieces are dying also."

Wed. Aug 29: "In the morning after we done the chores we all went to the Cambridge Fair we did地t start till about 8 o'clock got down there about 10 o'clock & there was a lot there but I did地t think much of the Fair the Floral Parade was good also the Baloon ascension but the Ostrich was a fake he refused to go so we did地t see him it rained a little about 4 o'clock and we got home about 8 o'clock & was all tired out about it rained up here a shower & Billy cut brush up back above the road & little meadow by Weirs & threshed some when it rained. Hot day."

Thur. Aug 30: "In the forenoon I did地t feel very well so went down to Argyle & got my grist & Ruby & Roscoe went too and Billy cut brush up in the woods near or joining the meadow on top of the hill most all day and after dinner we cleaned up the rye 18ス bu and I chored around till night fixed some fence up in the woods between Doc Kinney & I & then finished laying the stone wall up beyond the orchard or the lower side of the big side hill and it is a nice pleasant day very warm & clear too. Potatoes are dying quite fast early planted ones late potatoes are green as a leaf & look nice yet."

Fri. Aug 31: "Billy did地t work to day he was地t feeling well and in the forenoon the children & I drove up to Belcher & got the butter box and then churned & boiled a kettle of apples & picked some apples of the ground to boil and in the afternoon Georgia & the children drove down to West Hebron & got the mail and it is a nice day clear fine growing time one piece of our potatoes are dying fast with rust the stalk worm is doing lots of damage in places."

Sat. Sept 1: "In the forenoon we went up in the woods & cut some poles & wired them on the wall that we laid up along the bottom of the big side hill beyond the orchard and then we went over in the big field & drawed the stone that was used for the foundation for the hay barn of and in the afternoon Billy cut brush up in the back woods next to the meadow on top of the hill and I went over beyond Belcher to a game of ball. Belcher against North Hebron score 11 to 14 favor of North Hebron and Georgia & the children went up to Johnnies with me and it is a nice pleasant day clear & warm but cooler air."

Sun. Sept 2: "There was no preaching at our church so we all stayed at home & kept house and it is a nice day some cloudy about night it was some cooler but pretty hot day."

Mon. Sept 3: "In the forenoon we went down in the lower fallow & drawed the pile of stone from the pile to along the fence for a wall and then chored around till noon & in the afternoon we began for the first to cut corn in the meadow orchard some of it is a little green but we are cutting and it is a very hot day very hot for cutting corn and at night their was showers went around Thunder Showers but didn't rain to amount to anything here Hot at night the potatoes in the field by the barn are nearly ready to dig about all black or dead"

Tues. Sept 4: "In the forenoon I boiled a kettle of apples & churned & cut a little old wood for hog pen & took a grist down to Argyle & had to leave it and then I fixed fence till noon & the aftenoon we both threshed rye awhile and then cut corn down in the meadow orchard & it is warm to day but not so warm as yesterday In the forenoon Billy cut brush up in the back woods and it is a nice pleasant day warm but not so Hot wind is in the north."

Wed. Sept 5: "Billy did地t work to day for me he was getting out poles for himself and in the forenoon I went down to Argyle & got the grist & Edgar went with me & Georgia & the children went down to West Hebron & got the mail & I sent a bu. of plums down to W. Shaw Mahaffy for $1 and in the afternoon I picked up some apples & chored around and it is a very warm day getting dry again."

Thur. Sept 6: "Billy did地t work for me to day he worked for himself getting out poles and in the forenoon cut some corn down in the meadow orchard and chored around and in the afternoon I weaned the lambs & chored around and at night we all went over to the church to the young peoples meeting and it is a nother warm or hot day some showers went around at night."

Fri. Sept 7: "Showers went around last night & cooler in the morning In the forenoon we cut corn down in the meadow orchard and in the aftenoon Billy cut brush up back in the wood lot & got done and we all went down to West Hebron I went to the League or the Tom Rogers meeting at the hall & it is a nice day clear & cooler north wind Doc Kinneys cows got in our corn & tramped it down badly."

Sat. Sept 8: "I poisoned my hand cutting corn yesterday some way & in the morning I went down to West Hebron & got some Iodine & painted it with that then poulticed it all day about it pained me last night & did all day & swalled up terribly I am not able to do hardly anything & Orrie & Eva came home with the children & myself & Billy cut corn all day down in the meadow orchard and it is very good corn cloudy & cooler but no rain."

Sun. Sept 9: "There was no preaching at our church so we did地t go to any other church & we stayed at home about night I to Orrie & Eva down home at West Hebron & drove up & got Cortland Williamson he is going to help a few days to cut corn and it is a nice pleasant day very warm Hot & dry & dusty. I have got a very sore hand I got it poisoned cutting corn I think I let the doctor look at it. It pains me badly. I kept poulticing it. night & day."

Mon. Sept 10: "Billy & Cortland cut corn down in the meadow orchard in the forenoon & in the afternoon they cut corn over on Rabbit hill and I took over some straw in the family wagon and it is a nice warm day dry & dusty again. at night Cortland had my Horse & wagon to go to some party and did地t get home till late my hand is no better it is very sore & acts like a felon pains terribly."

Tues. Sept 11: "Billy & Cortland cut corn all day over on the Rabbit hill and I took over some straw and it is light corn I guess & in the morning I drove down to West Hebron & got my hand lanced by Doctor Irwin it is very sore but is some better to day I keep poulticeing it night & day he says it is a fellon on my little finger back by the knuckle on the hand and it is a nice pleasant day quite warm one field of our potatoes is about fit to dig nearly all dead the other field is green yet but is dying."

Wed. Sept 12: "In the forenoon Billy & Cortland went over on Rabbit Hill to cut corn & cut till about 10 o'clock & it came up such a wind that they had to quit and then they threshed a little rye till noon in the afternoon Billy didn't work for me and I went down to West Hebron & I took Cortland home and it is a very windy day it blew down fences & apples they are nearly half of some trees ground is nearly covered and the wind went down before night my hand is very sore but is getting better now."

Thur. Sept 13: "We all went out to the Fair at Fort Edward & Sandy Hill and we got out about 10 'clock we had to go up to Sandy Hill & get some money and it was a grand day for the Fair and Billy did地t work to day he dug his own potatoes and it is a nice day some cloudy & cool we got home a little after or about dark Billy milked the cows for me. my hand is sore yet but is doing well."

Fri. Sept 14: "Billy cut corn all day over on the rabbit hill and in the forenoon I took a grist down to West Hebron and got it home and in the afternoon we all went up to Johnnies & seen him fill his silo awhile and it is a nice day pleasant & some warm too. but cool air at night."

Sat. Sept 15: "I cut the Buckwheat over on the Rabbit farm & Billy sat it up & cut corn the rest of the day and I chored around picked up some apples put on a kettle of feed & boiled it & in the afternoon Georgia & the children drove down to West Hebron & got the mail and it is a nice pleasant day warm but looked a little like rain at night."

Sun. Sept 16: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. Willard McEachron and his text was John the 14 chapter & the 16 verse & we came home at noon and it is a pretty cloudy day rained a little & after dinner Glenroy & Joe came up awhile cooler to day but the rain didn't amount to much just laid the dust"

Mon. Sept 17: "In the forenoon I took 10 lambs up to Tom Ripley at $3 each and Billy cut corn over on rabbit hill all day & in the afternoon I went out to Fort Edward & met Joe Lindsay out there & he gave me a chattel in payment to a note I had against him and I got home before night a little and it is a pretty cloudy day & about night it came on rain it acts like a steady rain."

Tues. Sept 18: "We began digging potatoes & we dug all day in the field cross from the barn & Billys children picked them up & we got 100 bu & we put them in the house cellar they are a fair crop better than we expected they were Delewares fair stock but not overally large nor a great many little ones. It is a nice pleasant day only windy & cool too it is a Falls day in earnest."

Wed. Sept 19: "We dug potatoes all day in the field by the barn & the children picked them up & we got 90 bu to day not quite so good and it is a nice pleasant day some warm Frost last night cut vines in low places and my hand is bothering me some again"

Thur. Sept 20: "I did地t work to day my hand is getting sore again I picked some winter apples 3 barrels along the road & up along the field above Billys so we could turn the cattle in that field & I boiled a kettle of feed & picked up apples that blew off the ground is nearly covered under every tree Billy cut corn down in the meadow orchard & over on Rabbit hill all day & in the afternoon we all went down to West Hebron & got the mail I went down to see the Doctor my hand is sore again but could地t find him I had business up to Belcher & then came home it rained some & very windy & cloudy too."

Fri. Sept 21: "In the forenoon Billy finished cutting corn all done now & he dug a few potatoes & in the afternoon he dug potatoes in the field cross from the barn & Edgar picked them up and I did地t do much my hand is sore again I have to poultice it all the time and it is a cloudy day rained some we had a Thunder shower about night rained quite a lot and at night Johnnie & Mary came down & got some butter I picked a few apples for the pigs."

Sat. Sept 22: "Billy dig potatoes all day in the field by the barn & Edgar picked them up and in the forenoon I picked up some apples for the pigs & we drawed some down in barrels & I boiled a kettle of feed and in the afternoon I went down to West Hebron to see the Doctor about my hand he said it was doing well it doesn't pain me so much but is sore yet. I can't do a thing with it. Potatoes are 40「 at Salem"

Sun. Sept 23: "We did地t go to church & about noon or after we all went down to West Hebron to Orries I went down to have the Doctor see my hand he said it was doing well and we got home before night awhile & it is a nice day some cloudy & looked some like rain. my hand is very sore yet.

Mon. Sept 24: "Billy dug potatoes all day in the field by the barn and Edgar picked them he got 55 bu & I chored around picked some apples from of the ground and my hand is about the same but gaining I hope anyway don't do anything with it and it is a nice pleasant day quite warm & sunny. Potatoes are 40「 at Salem"

Tues. Sept 25: "Billy dug potatoes all day in the field by the barn & one of his children picked them up he got 55 bu I believe and I did地t do much only chore around picked a few cull apples for the pigs & boiled a kettle of feed and it is a nice day warm & some cloudy warm for the time of year grass is looking green & nice cows are milking good yet. Potatoes are 37「 today at Salem"

Wed. Sept 26: "Billy dug potatoes all day in the field by the barn & Edgar picked them up and in the forenoon I chored around but didn't do much and in the afternoon I went down to West Hebron & took a small grist & brought it home and I helped to onload the potatoes. Billy got 56 bu to day potatoes are a fair crop & it is a very hot day most to hot to dig. They are rushing potatoes into market to fast drawing them green or any way I hear they have put them down to 30「 to day at Salem. My hand is most well but am afraid to do much with it till it gets healed up."

Thur. Sept 27: "Billy dug potatoes all day in the field by the barn & Edgar picked them up & I chored around & picked a few winter apples and it is a nice pleasant day warm nice weather to get work along"

Fri. Sept 28: "In the forenoon I picked apples & in the afternoon I layed of my hand got to bothering me again & I went at poulticeing it again & it seemed to help it. Billy dug potatoes all day & the children picked them up and it is a nice day warm At night Georgia's cow got choked on an apple & we got Bert McDougall to come she bloated so that I had to tap her finally Norm Mahaffy came along & poked it out with his Thumbs"

Sat. Sept 29: "Billy dug potatoes & I picked apples till it came on rain it began raining about 3 o'clock & we had to quit we threshed a little rye & chored around and Georgia & the children drove down after the mail but it did地t rain a very great deal warm rain & nice weather for fall feed"

Sun. Sept 30: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. McEachron & his text was the 122 Psalm & the last verse and we came home at noon and it is a pretty cloudy day but cleared off in the afternoon & was quite warm my hand is doing well"

Mon. Oct 1: "Billy dug potatoes all day in the field cross from the barn & Edgar picked them up and I picked apples all day and it is a nice pleasant day warm very warm for the time of year & it is a nice time for fall feed it is growing all the time Potatoes that was green is nearly dead now they died fast last week.

Tues. Oct 2: "In the forenoon I picked apples & Billy dug potatoes in the field cross from the barn and Edgar picked them up and in the afternoon we read up the barn floor & went over to the Rabbit farm & got a load of Buckwheat & threshed it and about night Georgia & the children drove up to Johnnies and it is a nice pleasant day very warm for the time of year and about noon Frank Gilchrist & a nother man came along & I sold him my apples for $1 per barrel and all goes and they took dinner and they are to come & put up apples next week Wednesday."

Wed. Oct 3: "Billy dug potatoes in the forenoon cross from the barn and Edgar picked them up and I picked apples and in the afternoon we finished threshing the buckwheat & drawed it over & we went over on the hill & got a load of corn for Billy and it is a nice pleasant day very hot for the time of year."

Thur. Oct 4: "Billy dug potatoes in the field cross from the barn & he got done in that field & in the afternoon he began digging up on top of the hill and they are a good fair crop up there & nice quality & I picked apples all day and at night we all went over to the young peoples meeting at the church and it is a very hot day clear & very dry again."

Fri. Oct 5: "I picked apples all day and Billy dug potatoes all day up on top of the Hill back of the barn & Edgar picked them up they are a nice crop and we put the potatoes in the House cellar and the apples in the Horse barn and it is a nice pleasant day clear & very warm Hot for the time of year some potatoes are rotten in places."

Sat. Oct 6: " I picked apples all day & Billy dug potatoes all day up on top of the hill back of the barn & the children picked them up and it is a very hot day it is the hottest day in a long time and at night we cleaned up the Buckwheat they was 27 bu and then we went down to West Hebron & got the mail."

Sun. Oct 7: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. McEachron and his text was Luke the 22 chapter & the 41 & 42 verses and we came home at noon and after dinner Glenroy & Joe came up and it is a pretty cloudy day & some cooler more windy."

Mon. Oct 8: "Billy dug potatoes most of the day up on top of the hill & I picked apples most of the day it rained some 2 short showers & we threshed some rye 5 Doz and we drawed the buckwheat over to the house & spread it out in the parlor and it is a pretty cloudy day warm & some windy too"

Tues. Oct 9: "Billy dug potatoes up on top of the hill back of the barn and Edgar picked them up and I picked apples all day & it is a pretty cloudy day & quite a change cold enough for an overcoat & it is a nice day to work wind is in the north."

Wed. Oct 10: "Billy dug potatoes all day up on top of the hill back of the barn & Edgar picked them up & I picked apples all day I have got the Greenings pretty well along and it is a pretty cloudy day cool & looks like rain it did rain after night"

Thur. Oct 11: "Billy dug potatoes nearly all day up on top of the hill back of the barn & Edgar picked them and I picked apples nearly all day and got the Greenings nearly done on the last tree and in the morning it rained some & we threshed rye awhile & we had a big rain last night it must of rained nearly all night fell steady rain too. the ground is wet for digging now it cleared off nice & was warm but cool at night. The apple men were to come & pack my Greening apples but didn't show up."

Fri. Oct 12: "I picked apples all day I finished the Greenings & picked most of the Seeks11 barrels & Billy dug potatoes all day up on top of the hill and Edgar picked them up and it is a nice day very wet in the morning & some cool too and it is warmer to day."

Sat. Oct 13: "Billy dug potatoes all day up on top of the hill back of the barn & the children picked them up and I picked apples all day I just began picking the baldwins and it is a beautiful day warm & pleasant and at night we all went down to West Hebron & got the mail & went to a magic lantern show at the M. E. church got run into & broke the crossbar got a par of thills & went on."

Sun. Oct 14: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. McEachron & his text was the 9 chapter of Luke the last few verses and we came home at noon Roscoe is troubled with the nettle rash for a day or two back It rained in the morning & quite a lot last night it partly cleared of but was a cloudy day & rained again about night."

Mon. Oct 15: "Billy dug potatoes all day up on top of the hill & Edgar picked them up & I picked apples all day and it is a nice pleasant day but wet in the morning Roscoe was sick part of the night 創ettle rash. and in the afternoon Georgia & the children went down to West Hebron got a new crossbar put in & Orrie & Eva came up & stayed and it rained some more last night."

Tues. Oct 16: "Billy dug potatoes most of the day up on top of the hill & Edgar picked them up & in the forenoon I picked apples and in the afternoon I went up to the neighbors and seen how their apples were sorted and it came up a Thunder shower the wind blew hard but did地t rain long & then I went up & helped Billy to finish digging we got done all done digging 1338 bu. & they were a fair crop about 9ス acres and then we threshed a little rye & it cleared off about night & was quite cold got colder fast."

Wed. Oct 17: "Billy did地t work for me to day he was digging his own potatoes and I picked apples nearly all day and it is a nice day only very cold day for time of year very cold at night"

Thur. Oct 18: "I picked apples all day about and Billy did地t work for me to day he finished his own and at night the apple men 2 of them came here & it is a nice day only some cloudy & rather windy their was a show down at the school house at night"

Fri. Oct 19: "Billy & I helped the apple men to pack apples the head man came along & stopped for dinner & one of the men went away with him and it is a very windy & cold day wind in the north and we got up 33 barrels they are sorting them pretty close 1/3 away or more .....and at night Johnnie & Mary came down & got some butter and we get 22「 per # for it now cash"

Sat. Oct 20: "Billy & I helped the apple man to sort pack & head apples all day and in the afternoon Georgia & the children went down to West Hebron & got the mail and it is a nice pleasant day warmer at night the apple man stayed all night.

Sun. Oct 21: "The apple man went away in the morning and we all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. Willard McEachron and his text was in the last chapter of John and it was Sacrament Sabbath and after we got home 2 gentlemen came along looking over the fruit & they stopped & fed their horses & got their dinner and the man was from Buffalo fruit man & the other man was from Glens Falls & it is a nice pleasant day warmer & looks some like rain."

Mon. Oct 22: "One apple man came back & we helped him all day and we got up all of the Greenings 36 barrels and it is a nice pleasant day warm & beautiful weather their is some potatoes to dig around here yet:

Tues. Oct 23: "The other apple man came & we both helped them all day & we got all the kinds up that are picked except the baldwins & we are working at them. and we got up about 35 barrels and it is a nother beautiful day warm & pleasant but it began raining some at night but warm. I loaded up a load of apples at night ready to start."

Wed. Oct 24: "In the morning I got up early & started with a load of apples 16 barrels and Billy helped the apple men to put up apples and when I got home at noon we helped them to put up what barrels we had & then threshed rye & we got done & the apple men went away we had 157 barrels put up and it is a nice pleasant day warm we had a nice rain last night."

Thur. Oct 25: "In the morning I got up early & took a load of apples out to Fort Edward & Billy cut brush up around the little meadow and in the afternoon we cleaned up the rye 17ス bu and then threshed a few oats & cleaned them up and then we drawed in 3 jags of corn in the barn and it is a nice pleasant day warm & some cloudy In the afternoon Georgia & the children took a small grist down to West Hebron & left it & Orrie & Eva came home with them."

Fri. Oct 26: "In the morning I got up early & took a load of apples out to Fort Edward and Billy husked corn all day in the barn & in the afternoon I picked apples and it is a nice pleasant day clear & warm a little frost in the morning"

Sat. Oct 27: "In the morning I got up early and took a load of apples out to Fort Edward and when I got home I loaded up a nother load of apples & took them out to Fort Edward & Billy husked corn all day and it rained part of the forenoon & pretty hard part of the time too but it is a warm rain cleared off warm in the afternoon Georgia & the children took Orrie & Eva down home at West Hebron and brought the grist home."

Mon. Oct 28: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. McEachron & his text was 1 Kings the 7 chapter 21 & 22 verses and we came home at noon & after dinner Glenroy & Joe drove up & stayed awhile & it is a pretty cloudy day but warm quite warm roads are very muddy."

Mon. Oct 29: "In the morning I got up early & took a load of apples out to Fort Edward & Billy Husked corn & in the afternoon I picked apples and Billy Husked corn we drawed in 2 jags of corn and it is a nice pleasant day dryed of pretty fast to day nice warm weather for the time of year. an old clock cleaner came along & went at repairing our clock & stayed all night."

Tues. Oct 30: "I picked apples nearly all day and Billy husked corn nearly all day after dinner we drawed in 3 jags of corn and it is a pretty cloudy day it looked like rain all day & did rain a little cooler wind was in the north but not very cold at all yet. we loaded up a load of apples;"

Wed. Oct 31: "In the morning I got up early & took a load of apples out to Fort Edward & Billy husked corn nearly all day & in the afternoon I picked apples & I got nearly done all the baldwins and we drawed in 2 jags of corn & it is a pretty cloudy day some cool but warm for the time of year."

Thur. Nov 1: "In the morning I got up early & took a load of apples out to Fort Edward and in the afternoon I picked a few sweet apples and helped Billy to husk some corn and drawed in a jag of pumpkins for the cows & a load of corn & went over about night on Rabbit hill & got a load of corn for Billy and it is a nice pleasant day and Georgia & the children took a small grist down to West Hebron & got it home again."

Fri. Nov 2: "In the morning I got up early & took a load of apples out to Fort Edward and Billy husked corn nearly all day and when I got home I helped Billy to husk awhile & the apple men came to put up the rest of apples we got up 12 barrels and Georgia & the children took some butter up to Johnnies & it is a nice warm day. I sorted & loaded up a load of potatoes."

Sat. Nov 3: "In the morning I got up early and took a load of potatoes out to Fort Edward & put them in the farmers boat and it is a nice day only cloudy & Billy helped the apple men to put up the apples they got most done at noon 35 barrels this time and in the afternoon Glenroy came up & Billy, he & I drawed in corn & we got the most of the corn in the orchard meadow in and it is a nice pleasant day pleasant & warm White Frost in the morning. 192 barrels of apples all together put up."

Sun. Nov 4: "We didn't go to church so we all stayed at home & kept house and it is a beautiful day warm & pleasant White frost in the morning & very foggy also nice weather for the time of year."

Mon. Nov 5: "In the morning I got up early & took a load of apples out to the Fort and Billy husked corn awhile and it is a nice pleasant day warm for time of year I drawed in a few apples."

Tues. Nov 6 "In the morning I got up early & took a load of potatoes out to Fort Edward and had on 52 bu. put them in a boat to be shipped and in the forenoon Billy husked corn and in the afternoon he went down to Argyle to Election & I drawed the rest of the pumpkins & the picked apples & put on a load of apples and it is a nice pleasant day clean & warm. I voted the Republican ticket straight. McKinley & Roosevelt for President & Vice President elected electoral vote Rep 292 Dem 115 Odell & Woodruff for Governor & Lieutenant Governor. Elected 111126 majority in State House of Rep. Rep. 198 Dem 151 other 8 Asembly Rep. 105 Dem 45 every thing went Republican State Senate Rep 35 Dem 15 McKinley got 7208244 votes Bryan got 6358789 votes"

Wed. Nov 7: "In the morning I got up early & took a load of apples out to Fort Edward and Billy husked corn & in the afternoon We drawed in the rest of the corn down in the meadow & then went over on Rabbit Hill & got 3 loads of corn and it is a nice day pleasant & warm the corn is in good shape now."

Thur. Nov 8: "In the morning I took a load of apples out to Fort Edward & Billy husked corn & in the afternoon we drawed in corn from Rabit hill & we got 3 loads and it is a pretty cloudy day warm looks like rain some cooler at night & I loaded up a load of potatoes and it began raining before bed time."

Fri. Nov 9: "Snow storm snowed 6 inches. We had a big snow storm it rained at first but turned to snow we had to get in all the cattle & it is a blizzard in earnest and we husked corn most all day and in the afternoon Georgia & the children took the butter up to Johnnies & it is terrible going it quit snowing about night & was colder "

Sat. Nov 10: " I took a load of potatoes out to Fort Edward & put them on a boat & Billy husked corn all day about and when I got home I helped him to husk some & chore around Billy finished working by month for me and we settled up at night & he took a horse of mine & drove down to West Hebron & got our mail & it is some warmer but the snow doesn't go off very fast but not cold either."

Sun. Nov 11: " We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. McEachron & we came home at noon & We turned the young cattle out again it is thawing pretty fast to day all off the roads nearby and it is a nice day not very cold"

Mon. Nov 12: " In the morning I got up early and done the chores and loaded up a load of potatoes & then took them out to the Fort & put them on a boat and when I got home we loaded up a load of potatoes again and it is a nice warm day the snow is going off slowly roads are good."

Tues. Nov 13: "I took a load of potatoes out to Fort Edward & put them on the boat and went up to Sandy Hill & got 10 barrels for apples & when I got back I went up in the orchard & got some apples that Georgia picked up & loaded up a load of potatoes and it is a nice day some cloudy not very cool."

Wed. Nov 14: "I took a load of potatoes out to the Fort & put them on the boat and in the forenoon Georgia & the children took a grist down to West Hebron & got it home and when I got home we drawed down most a load of apples & put them in the hog pen & I put up a few apples and it is colder to day very windy & cool at night we sorted some potatoes."

Thur. Nov 15: "I took a load of potatoes out the Fort and put them in the boat and when I got home I put up some apples & headed some and at night we sorted a load of potatoes and it got very cold at night snow hangs on in the banks yet & it is a windy day good roads"

Fri. Nov 16: " In the morning it was so cold we had to wait awhile to load up. I took a load out to Fort Edward & I sold this load 52 bu at 45「 per bu the first load sold and it is a nice pleasant day only cold and at night we put up the rest of the apples 14 barrels and sorted a load of potatoes nice roads. Frooze very hard last night snow is on our corn yet."

Sat. Nov 17: "In the morning we loaded up a load of potatoes & I took them out to the Fort & put them on the boat and it is a nice pleasant day only cold warmer at night. & in the morning I headed up the rest of the apples 14 barrels and at night we sorted part of a load of potatoes and I put our sheep with the lambs where their was a buck I think."

Sun. Nov 18: "Written for Tuesday Nov 21 In the morning we loaded up a load of potatoes and I took them out to the Fort 48 bu. at 45「 per bu. and it is a very cloudy day & foggy looked like rain nearly all day and the roads are very muddy warmer to day again."

Mon. Nov 19: "In the morning we loaded up the apples & I took the last load of apples out to Fort Edward 206 barrels in all and it is a cold raw day rained & frooze as it came on everything at night I sorted a few potatoes or in the morning."

Tues. Nov 20: "We all went to church & heard a sermon by a man from South Hartford Mr. Parker by name & his text was Hebrews the 2 chapter & the 17 & 18 verses & it is a nice day warmer but a lot of snow in the banks yet a beautiful day & nice roads. Mistake turned over two leaves & wrote for Nov 18. Sunday"

Wed. Nov 21: "In the morning I got up early & done the chores & then loaded up a load of potatoes and took them out to the Fort 50 bu at 45「 per bu. and got home early and in the afternoon Georgia & the children took a small grist down to West Hebron and we had an offly terrible wind storm & rain they were out in it I had just got home and Rob Sloan husked some corn by the basket and it got colder but very warm in the morning snow is nearly all gone."

Thur. Nov 22: "In the morning I got up early & done the chores and took the lambs up to Tom P. Ripleys 10 of them at $2.30 each and when I was gone Billy & Rob Sloan pulled turnips & when I came back we drawed in 2 load of turnips & then after dinner we went over & drawed in the rest of the corn on Rabbit hill 5 loads and it was wet too and it is a nice pleasant day some windy getting cooler at night we broke the rack the last load of corn."

Fri. Nov 23: "In the forenoon Billy helped me we drawed in the rest of the turnips & Billy topped a few. Will Reid came out & bought 4 of my cows for $87 and then we fixed lien fence that the wind blew down & in the afternoon I topped some turnips & fixed some fence & it is a nice day not very cold in the afternoon Georgia & the children went up to Johnnies & stayed at night I went up a foot & then went on up to Belcher on business & then we came home."

Sat. Nov 24: "In the forenoon I took a small grist down to West Hebron & got it ground and when I got back I went down to Wm. McAuleys & got a young boar black pig at $2. and in the afternoon I topped turnips fixed fence etc. and it is a nice pleasant day looks like snow at night but not freezing cold at all."

Sun. Nov 25: "It snowed about 3 inches last night again but was soft & thawing and it rained so we did地t go to church so all stayed at home & kept house and it is a cloudy day very nasty & sloppy. I went down & brought up the young cattle."

Mon. Nov 26: " I chored around all day I topped turnips husked some corn & put up a grist & chored around all day & it is a very nasty day rained a lot it cleared off before night awhile warm too. the Sloan boys are husking for me by the bu. very muddy & nasty under foot the snow is nearly all gone again."

Tues. Nov 27: "It snowed nearly all day but didn't snow over 2 inches it rained a lot last night but got colder & snowed I chored around all day topped the rest of the turnips husked a little & done one thing and another the Sloan boys husked for me & got it all husked in the sheep shed the best of the corn is husked now what is left came from Rabbit hill quite cold at night terrible going now the ground is wet enough now water running nearly everywhere."

Wed. Nov 28 "In the forenoon I took a grist down to West Hebron and got it home and in the afternoon I loaded up a few cider apples & took them down to Argyle & got a barrel of cider 46 gal. 17 bu it took 13ス bu for my barrel & Sam Sloan went with me & took one of my barrels & got it filled with cider for himself I let him have my 3ス bu at 7「 per bu He had to pay 5「 per gal & I had to pay 1シ「 per gal for making the cider & it is a nice day only cold the coldest day we have had frooze hard last night. at night I sorted a few potatoes."

Thur. Nov 29 "I chored around all day I husked some corn & shelled some corn & put up a small grist & chored around at one thing & another & it is a cloudy stormy day thawing some. We had our Thanksgiving Dinner at home we are all well & should be very thankful for the favors bestowed the past year. We had a hen & scalloped oysters for our dinner. Georgia boiled cider all day on the stove"

Fri. Nov 30: "In the morning Georgia & the children went up to Weirs & got Maud shawd and I chored around & husked some corn & in the afternoon I took a grist down to West Hebron & had to leave it and it is a pretty cloudy day warm & very muddy cool in the morning."

Sat. Dec 1: "In the forenoon I husked corn nearly all the time and in the afternoon I went up to Mrs. Busseno's Auction & bought another Family wagon and then went on down to West Hebron & got my grist and it is a cloudy day cool air but very muddy roads.

Sun. Dec 2: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. McEachron & his text was Deuteronomy the 22 chapter & the 8 verse and we came home at noon and the roads are terrible muddy now some snow some places and it is a cloudy day but warm some sunshine but not much sunshine for 2 or 3 weeks past."

Mon. Dec 3: "In the morning Billy came up & Johnnie came down & we killed our pigs 5 of them the largest ones & Johnnie had an old hog to kill it weighed nearly 300# our pigs weighed at home 284. 240. 236. 220. & 200 resp.fully = 1180 # very heavy the best pigs I ever raised we got done at noon & in the afternoon I chored around & husked some corn Hugh Sloan husked some corn here by the bu at 5「 & it is a beautiful day pleasant & warm as summer."

Tues. Dec 4: "In the morning I got up early & done the chores & Billy came up & helped us to load the pork & I took the pigs out to the Fort 5 of them they weighed 1152 # out there and I only got 6セ「 per # 7「 is the regular price and it began raining about time I got onloaded & rained all the rest of the day & rained pretty hard toward night nasty day getting colder at night I brought up the young cattle for the 3rd time."

Wed. Dec 5: "Big snow last night 12 inches. In the morning Billy came up & helped me to get the stalks out from the sheep shed & I went & got the sheep in it was a terrible storm on them last night the snow was frozen on them and I husked corn and I got all done husking we had a lot of corn nearly 500 baskets I guess & it is a cloudy day & not much travel some sleighs it is all soft under the snow it snowed a plump foot last night & it is a cold winters day it is all mud under the snow."

Thur. Dec 6: "In the morning I got the water carried in the kettle & Billy & Sam Sloan came up & helped me to kill our pigs 6 of them & Johnnie came down & helped too & when we got ours killed we killed Billys old hog & Sams 2 pigs and after dinner we weighed them they all weighed 1276 # averaged 212 # each nice fat pigs and I chored around we got out the sleighs their is some sleighs passing but the snow cuts down in the mud and it is a nice warm day some cloudy. thawed a little."

Fri. Dec 7: "In the morning Billy & Sam Sloan helped me load the pigs & the pole that they hung on in the hog pen broke & let them all down & I took their pigs home for them and I went in a wagon & took a small grist as far as Argyle and it was terrible going as far as Argyle wind & snow and I got 6セ「 for the pigs per # & I got 7「 for 1 pig I got home about 3ス o'clock and Maud was sick in the morning I was sick all day but got some better at night and it is a pretty cloudy cooler but not very cold."

Sat. Dec 8: "I threshed a few oats & chored around all day at one thing & another Billy took a grist for himself & got our mail and it is a pretty cloudy day some pleasant thawed some & was soft but cooler at night. Georgia has got a sore eye."

Sun. Dec 9: "It was warm & stormy in the morning . Georgias eye is no better so we all stayed at home & kept house & did地t go to church and it cleared off & got cold & kept getting colder all day 10コ above zero at night & a heavy West wind blowing made it rougher a winters night in earnest Georgias eye is no better."

Mon. Dec 10: "I threshed some oats by hand and chored around all day at one thing & another and it is a cold day & last night was a rough night in earnest windy & cold it is not so cold at night and it is rough going mostly wagons some sleighs Georgias eye is sore but no worse."

Tues. Dec 11: "In the forenoon I took a grist down to West Hebron and got it ground & back home & I got some Buckwheat Flour home with me that I left down there and in the afternoon I chored around & put up another grist and it is a nice pleasant day cold yet but moderating At night I sorted a few potatoes and the roads are terrible rough going snow enough for sleighing around here but the main road is mostly bare. Georgias eye is better it was a sty I guess it has broken & run freely."

Wed. Dec 12: "In the morning I done the chores and then we all went down to West Hebron to Orries a visiting & went in the big sleigh & took a small grist and the sleighing is pretty poor part of the way. Fair sleighing around here but nearly all wagons and it is a cloudy & cold day at night I sorted a few potatoes seconds."

Thur. Dec 13: "In the morning Bob Sloan came up and helped me to clean up what oats I had threshed 8ス bu and then he went at threshing by the bu for me 4「 per bu & board himself and I helped him awhile & I shoveled the snow of the tin roof and chored around and in the afternoon we drove up to Johnnies & took back 2 bags of oats that I borrowed awhile ago & took up some butter 14 # and left them & they were gone & we drove a sleigh & it is good fair sleighing up that way and I sorted a few potatoes seconds and it is a cloudy day warmer but windy thawed a little"

Fri. Dec 14: "In the forenoon I went down to Argyle on business and I bought 2 pork barrels & left them at Glenroys and I went in the cart rough & cold too. and in the afternoon I chored around and sorted some potatoes seconds and it is a nice pleasant & clear day but a cold winters day with no sleighing some sleighs going but not much sleighing and it is nearly zero at night clear & cold air or wind in the north."

Sat. Dec. 15: "In the forenoon I chored around & took Dan Horse up to Weirs & got him shawd & in the afternoon Georgia & Ruby went down to West Hebron & got the mail they took a wagon & Roscoe & I went down to the foot of Mountain & got some honey we took the cutter fair sleighing part of the way. & it is a cold day some cloudy Winter weather in earnest."

Sun. Dec 16: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. McEachron & his text was Isaiah the 26 chapter & the 3 verse and we came home at noon & it was a cold day we took a wagon and the old sows got out & I went up to Theodore Gilchrists & found her & brought her home and it is a pleasant day only cold wind in the north."

Mon. Dec 17: "I did地t do much but the chores and it is a cold winters day pleasant though winter weather in earnest I have got a sort of a carbuncle on the back of my hand I am poulticeing it now not very sore cold at night with no sleighing of any account."

Tues. Dec 18: "In the forenoon I chored around and in the afternoon I drove down to West Hebron and seen the Doctor about my hand it is sore again carbuncle I guess & I got some medicine for our colds Ruby & I are nearly sick with a cold and it is a nice pleasant day only cold some warmer at night. roads are rough yet. they don't smoothen down any or much I hear Potatoes are worth 50「 per bu. at Salem & Rye Straw at $11 a ton."

Wed. Dec 19: "In the forenoon I chored around & went down to Argyle & paid my taxes & brought home our Pork barrels and got a new Teakettle and it is a pretty cloudy day but warm & thawing to day it acts like a thaw & looks like rain I am about sick with a cold & so are the children and my hand is sore too."

Thur. Dec 20: "In the forenoon I went out to Fort Edward & took Roscoe & got him a suit of clothes & an overcoat & other clothes & I got myself a pr. of overshoes & and a pr. of moccasin rubbers and I am about sick with a cold & was last night almost had the croup and it is nice wheeling roads are hard & it is a pretty cloudy day thawed some not very cold to day."

Fri. Dec 21: "In the forenoon I took a small grist down to West Hebron & got it home & got the mail & in the afternoon Georgia & the children up to Johnnies & cut the sausage meat and I chored around & sorted a few potatoes & it is a nice day some cloudy & cooler to day Bob Sloan threshed oats for me. My cold is some better."

Sat. Dec 22: "In the morning I put up a grist & took it down to West Hebron & got it home again and in the afternoon I chored around and helped Bob Sloan to thresh a few oats & he helped me to draw over a load or jag of straw for the horses & bedding and it is a nice beautiful & pleasant day some cold but thawed a little in the sun and pretty good wheeling but hard work to keep the horses sharp."

Sun. Dec 23: "We all went to church & we heard a sermon by Mr. McEachron & his text was Matthew the 1 chapter & the 23 verse & we stayed for Sabbath school and it is a nice warm day pretty cloudy thawing some to day nice wheeling it looks like rain & was raining after night."

Mon. Dec 24: "In the forenoon I chored around and sorted a few potatoes and in the afternoon I chored around & Rob Sloan came up & we cleaned up the oats that was threshed 33 bu that Rob. has threshed I paid him one Dollar on them and it is a beautiful day just like spring warm & thawing out the ground is green again some snow on the north side of the hills & in banks & it is pleasant but getting muddy again. Maud Horse is sick again."

Tues. Dec 25: 溺erry Christmas Green Christmas In the morning I went down to West Hebron & got Orrie & Eva they are going to stay a few days and it was rough going it & I chored around till noon and in the afternoon I cut some apple tree wood up in the orchard that the limbs got broken down and it is a Green Christmas and a beautiful day not very cold last night but frooze a little it was muddy to day it thawed quite a lot quite warm freezing some at night Maud horse is sick yet."

Wed. Dec 26: "In the forenoon I cut up apple tree wood up in the orchard that the wind blew down last summer and in the afternoon I finished it & sat the cord wood up in little piles and put up a small grist and helped Rob Sloan to thresh awhile and it is a cool windy day getting colder at night Maud house is sick yet but not bad."

Thur. Dec 27: "In the forenoon I took the saw dust of the ice house it was地t frozen much I piled it out beside the ice house and in the afternoon I took a grist down to West Hebron & left it and it is pretty good wheeling again some ice and it is a cool day but pleasant thawed a very little sunny but cold in the morning & at night."

Fri. Dec 28: "In the morning we all got up early intending to go out to Fort Edward but it began snowing about (or before) day light and I took the oats that I borrowed of John McKernon back to him and then chored around it snowed a little most all day but didn't amount to much not very cold cleared of at night & was cool."

Sat. Dec 29: "We got up early and we all went out to Fort Edward in a wagon & one horse and we all went up to Glens Falls in a trolley car I stopped at Sandy Hill & left some money in the bank and I sold a load of potatoes up at Glens Falls to Collins & Bush for 55「 per bu to be delivered inside of 3 days or by next Wednesday and it is a nice pleasant day some cloudy & cold too we started about daylight & never got home till after dark we put in a long day and the roads are very good but very hard."

Sun. Dec 30: "Roscoe & I went to church and we heard a sermon by Mr. McEachron & his text was in 1st Peter the 3 chapter & the first clause of the 3 verse I think and we came home at noon and it is a beautiful day thawed a little nice wheeling now Orrie Eva Georgia & Ruby stayed at home & kept house."

Mon. Dec 31: "In the morning I got up early and done the chores & Billy came up & we put on a load of potatoes & Billy started with the load for Glens Falls but it snowed & he left them at Fort Edward at 50「 per bu. and In the morning I went down to West Hebron & seen Everett W. on business & got my grist and in the afternoon I sorted a few potatoes & chored around and Billy got home early and it snowed nearly half of the day but did地t amount to much cleared off in the night At night I went down to West Hebron to a Watch Meeting watching out the 19th Century & the 20th in. We have come to the close of another year we are all well & enjoying good health & have been the whole year nearly. It has been a prosperous year to us thank God both physically & financially good crops & good prices. Republican Administration may help some"

Inside back cover: "June 21 I let Orrie have $25

July 17 I let Orrie have $ 25

Aug 4 I let Orrie have $ 30

Oct 13 I let Orrie have $ 20

Nov 10 I let Orrie have $ 30

Nov 24 I let Orrie have $ 20

Dec 27 I let Orrie have $ 30

Dec 31 I let Orrie have $ 20

Dec 31 I let Orrie have

the interest on note $ 5.25

all paid up now $205.25"