April 6 – April 9 1857

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April 57

hatchet saw & axe Bill &
Lem at ploughing the new
piece back of garden finishd
by noon. I pd Norton 29$ for
14 1/2 days work. I collectd2 1/2$
from haden. 5 1/2$ Cookes.
I went up to Betsy town
pd.. Blood & co 50$ & 3$ ballanc
on Rope & notified Elliot
I want to pay him off to Kt
50$ to Blood & Co was for
a plough P.M. I commensd
sewing wheat back of town
& Rains to harrowing. Lemm
ploughing in the garden. the
ground that was taken in
moore came back I gave
him an order to Thompson
for 40$ in goods. I pd Elli
ott 588$ principle & interest

Tu 7             Lem ploughing back of
town. I finish sewing

April 57

all that is ploughd by mi
ddle afternoon I went to
sewing wheat on the new
piece of ground & rains to
harrowing. Judkins got
1300 tbs hay has to pay 19 1/2$
I pd Mage 7$ for Blaksmi
thing chain & sharperning
plough. I pd 1/2$ for mustard

We 8            I finished Sewing on
the new piece of ground
Rains still harrowing
Lem ploughing back
of town. I sold 28 tbs po
tatoes 2 3/4$ Dance at the
Courthouse last kt —

Th 9             finishd ploughing for
wheat both harrowing
a second time on new ground

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