January 27 – January 31 1859

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Jan 59

Th 27           I took Breck fast with
Trull & lookd a round home
& cut some wood for my room
stove the white faced cow
had a calf on the snow & we
put them in the barn, I took
supper with Duesler

Fr 28           I was at Duesler for my
Breckfast again. I hen bou
ght some beef 1 3/4$ cleand up
the pantry Kitchen & dining room
cook tools & dishes & made
some buscuit the first I
ever tride on cookd some
beef stake & made tea & eat
supper at home &c —

Sat 29         It snowd 6 in deep last
kt. I warmd up my stake
Bred & Tea & Breckfasted paid
1/2$ for candles 3/4$ for bar
soap 1/2$ for box blacking 1/2$ for 2
window glass. put one in the
pantry fixd the sink in kitchen

Jan 59

got 4$ of Bates & Brooks for
use oxen & sledge 1 day. prea
cher Grove paid me 21$ for
hay & pasturage & 1 1/2$ for bale
of hay. been snowing some all
day. I did some sewing on
my pants to kt. I wrot wife
a letter on Thursday evening
expressage 1/4$ & made this entry

Su 30          I was up before day & had to
repair to the kitchen I was some
time in getting the stove hot made
up some deo & put it to Baking &
enoughf buiscuit to last another
day. as I only take two meals
per day. snowd consider ably
last kt. sloppy & the sun shining
I put pane glass in dinning room
window, no one to see me yet

Mo 31         stormy again last kt I pd
1 1/4$ for beef. I get a little wood
to cook burn in the house &c

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