April 12 – 17 1857

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Apr 57

Mo 13         I had the old plough
sharpd cost 1$ & the new
one Laid cost 5$. I got some
tar cost 3$ on last Saturday
let Maston have 7 tts pork
at 1 3/4$ Rains to ploughing
for Barly next to the creek
Lem to furrowing our for
potatoes & has been harrowing
in the garden. I & Dave to
planting some this p.m.
John started for R. Bar p.m.

Tu 14          Rains to ploughing Lem
furrowing out. I was tak
ing out potatoes from
where they were buried, to
cut for seed. p.m. were pl
anting & covering with plough

We 15         on yesterday clow
dy with thunder but no

Apr 57

rain. all hands were at
the potatoes planting. the
middle after noon we
finishd Rains to plou
ghing Lem to furrowing
for other vegetables I
to running water on the
rows for setting out
cabbage plants —-

Th 16          I & Rains halld some
plank & 30 posts, the po
sts cost 6$ plank
not measured, Lem to
ploughing & Rains
p.m. I planted Beet &
Reddish & Dave is ma
king a roler &c.

Fr. 17          the boys ploughing &
Dave is waiting for a cro
ss cut saw I went up to Bates

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