September 1889

1 Sun
Very Smoky and warm today. Wind from the NW. Thomas Bartley and wife and Jud Straight

called here

2 Mon
Clear and warm with a SW wind. We hauled in one load of oats and three of peas and oats today. Mrs. Hill called on the Lindsey girls.

3 Tues
Clear and warm with a NW wind. Sold four sheep to J.Herson for $12.50 cash. The Lindsey girls went home today.

4 Wed
Clear and warm with a SW wind. We finished mowing our peas and oats today. George Jollimore, Beef Peddler, here today.

5 Thur
Clear and warm with a South wind. We finished cutting our wheat today. Opened a bbl of flour today. Mrs. Hill called on the Lindsey girls.

6 Fri
Some clouds and warm with a SE wind. We was mowing buckwheat and binding wheat.

7 Sat
Cloudy and warm with a NW wind. It rained last night. We was cutting buckwheat and hauled two loads of peas and oats. Towle and daughter here. We drove to Safford’s.

8 Sun

Some clouds and warm with a NW wind. We was home all day. Howard Lindsey and Lister here to dinner today.

9 Mon
Mostly clear and warm with a West wind. We finished hauling in our grain today, except buckwheat. Nutter, Apple Tree Agent, here today from New Hampshire.

10 Tues
Mostly clear but very Smoky and warm. Ninety degrees in the shade. We finished cutting our buckwheat today. Mrs. James Aheran here.

11 Wed

Clear and warm with a West Wind. I went to Blaine and got $2.50 from Job Hersom. Got a hat from Hussey’s. Got a pig from Bell’s. Pulled our beans today.

12 Thur
Clear and warm with a West wind. We was raking and hauling in buckwheat. Cleaned up four

bushels of buckwheat. Richard Bell brought the pot home.

13 Fri
Clear and warm with a SE wind. We was raking and hauling in buckwheat. Nehemiah Stairs, Apple Peddler, here today.

14 Sat
Clear and warm with a South wind. We was raking and hauling in buckwheat. Harden went to Knoxford for wife. I was sick.

15 Sun
Some clouds and very Smoky. Cool with a South wind. I was home all day. Some signs of rain. Quite a number of young folks called in.

16 Mon
Cloudy and warm with a SW wind. I went to Blaine this morning and got the wagon wheel. Got dinner at Larrabee’s. Got 1/2 bushel of salt and a box of butter salt.

17 Tues
Cool with a NW rain most all night and all day and still raining at bedtime. Howard Lindsey and two Brewers here today to dinner.

18 Wed
Rained all the previous night and all day with wind out of NW. I was wooding a wagon Ex

19 Thur
Cool
with a SE wind. Dot Larrabee here. Me and Harden wooded a forward Ex in our wagon today and done other chores.

20 Fri

CIoudy and cool with a SE wind. Signs of rain. We commenced to dig our potatoes today. We lug 13 1/2 bbls of Snowflakes. George Jollimore called in. (Snowflakes: A brand of potato)

21 Sat
Cool
with a SE rain all day. Still looks like rain. Harden took our first load of potatoes to the factory, 10 bbls at 50 cents per bbl. John Aheran called in.

22 Sun
CIoudy and cold with a NW wind. A.J. Fulton and Alice Larrabee and Ralph Forsyth was here ) tea this evening. So ends the day.

23 Mon
Mostly clear and cold with a NW wind. We was digging potatoes all day today. John Mahan got the carriage to take his wife to the doctor.

24 Tues
Some clouds and cold with a NW wind and frost this morning. Harden took two loads of potatoes today, 11 bbls each time.

25 Wed

Clear and warm with a SE wind. WE was digging potatoes all day and hauling into the cellar. We put 12 bbls in cellar for our own use.

26 Thur
Cloudy and cool with a SE wind. Harden took his 4th load to the factory today. Eli Fletcher paid in eggs.

27 Fri

Cloudy and cold with a NW wind. Harden took his 5th load tot he factory today. We was digging potatoes today. It rained very heavy last night. The Paper Agent here today.

28 Sat

Cold with a NW wind. Rain showers all day and one heavy shower of hail. The first this Fall. Harden took the 6th load of potatoes today. 11 bbls and got $11.00 for his load.

29 Sun

Clear and cold with a NW wind. I was home all day. Heavy frost this morning and ice froze in the tub at the door. William and Viola Gray called in.

30 Mon

Cloudy and cold with a SE wind. Ice froze 1/2 inch thick at the door this morning. A dead freeze, George Jollimore, Beef Peddler, here today.

So Ends the Month of September

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