April 2 – April 6 1857

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April 57

p.m. the ploughs are going
again Lem & I were clean
ing up the ground I let B
Coburn have the hay press
to bal hay & Moore to help
him this p.m.

Fr 3              some of the cattle is getting
tired I rode round the va
lly some to get a yoke of
cattle but got none, the
ploughs are going to Len to
cutting down trees for Maston
to make fence Moor
helping C. to bale hay, two
of the oxen is quite give out
I pd Kate 15$ on yesterday for
threshing wheat last august

Sat 4           the Boys to ploughing &
I to planting peas. I had a
log cabin mended 1$ John
came over at noon. after

April 57

him & I were making
road & Rains to help mov
ve some logs. Moore has
been 2 1/2 days baling hay
for Coburn. Lem finis
hd cutting down trees for
Maston 2 days in all

Su 5             verry pleasant weath
er, indeed n times are im
proving some, John, over
ton Loand me 750$
at 3 per cent per month
for 90 days. I herd on day
befor yeaterday that Jack
had returnd to Cala.
I pd on yesterday for chi
cken feed 4$.. I got 21$
for the youse of hay press
& 2 1/2 days work by moore

Mo 6           I gave Moore 15$ John
& him startd for Nelson
creek moore took hand

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