July 1 – July 4 1857

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July 57

We 1            a Spaniard dide in my
barn on monday evening
last. he was in company
with the circus, Raind last
kt & to day quite hard for
the time of the year. I sold
425 tts hay Bald for 9$–

Th 2             I was setting out cab
bage plants & culuflour
sets. made small ditches
to set them in. I & Lem & Car
ter built some plank fence
Lem, Rains & sam was
spredding out the cocks
of hay to dry. p.m. all
hands spredding out hay

Fr 3              Lem & carter mowing with
new syths over next road I
& sam finishing up next river

July 57

mowing & cutting brush
Rains not at work today, P.m.
all hands got ready to cock up
hay that had been spred
out to Dry. but it Raind &
haild verry hard this after noon
John came over this a.m. –
& Dave is down from meadow vally
Huntington has an act & orfer
from A. I. Haun against me
for 515$ to be pd in then days af
ter sight whitch I accepted
Duesler is the holder of it now
I gave John 10$ to go to the
ball to kt. at streshleys &c–

Sat 4           clowdy & some little sp
rinkling of rain lots of
folks in town no work done
I was c llecting Road tax
Bar & Bull fight but one of the
Bars got out of the ring &
took to the Brush Dave Potts &
his dog caugh & killd the cub

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