November 1889

1 Fri
Clear and cool with a West Wind. We was hauling manure all day up by Harden’s. Fred Blackden came here tonight. Some signs of a storm.

2 Sat
Clear and warm with a SW wind. G.W. Fulton and Fred Blackden and wife here tonight. Signs of a storm tonight.

3 Sun
Warm with a SE rain all the previous night and all day very heavy. Fred and Stella here. Dyer came to give his girl to us.

4 Mon
Some clouds and warm with a SW wind. We commenced plowing our potato ground today. Fred and Stella here. Mike Dyer here.

5 Tues
Clear and cold with a West wind. I went to B.F. Pierce today. Called to Bell’s and took home his meal. Got of Pierce two gallons of Molasses, tea, soap and got a horse blanket at Safford’s.

6 Wed
Cloudy and cold with a SW wind. Me and Harden took the horses this morning and hauled our birch logs out to Blanchard’s Mill and came home.

7 Thur
Cloudy and cool with a West wind. I was plowing below the barn. Fred went home today. Signs of a storm.

8 Fri
Mostly clear and cool with a SW wind. Myself and wife and Stella went to Mr. Straight’s today on a visit. Took dinner and tea.

9 Sat
Mostly warm with a SW wind. I was putting in a hen house floor. Ed Cain was here to dinner and stayed all night. Fred and Stella went home.

10 Sun
Clear and warm with a NW wind. I was home all day. Ed Cain left here for home this morning. J.W. Fulton and L.H. Fulton here today.

11 Mon
Some clouds and warm with a SW wind. We drove out to Blanchard’s Mill and hauled out birch lumber. 1,465 ft. Went to Safford’s. Took dinner at Bell’s. She sat on Mod.

12 Tues
Cloudy and warm with a West wind. We drove up to Fred Hawksley’s this morning and got some hay. We sold the oxen today to William Owens of N.B.CC, for $60.00. We plowed some.

13 Wed
Cloudy and warm with a NE wind. I thrashed our beans today. Harden and Perry was helping Richard Bell thrash today. Looks like rain.

14 Thur
It rained all the previous night and all day from the SE. We plowed some and cleaned up 2 1/2 bushels of beans, 1 1/2 bushels of peas and done some mending of shoes.

15 Fri
Cloudy and cold with a North wind. We finished plowing today and I finished laying my hen house floor. Some flurries of snow. Freezing hard tonight.

16 Sat
Clear and cold with a NW wind. Me and Harden went to Blaine with the double wagon this morning. Paid Joseph Chandler $60.00 on oxen.

17 Sun
Clear and cold with a West wind. Myself and wife and Dorothy Bell took dinner at Harden’s today. Mrs. R. Bell here last night. Went home today.

18 Mon
Clear and warm with a West wind. R. Bell moved his thrashing machine here today. P.Blanchard here. Joseph Chandler called.

19 Tues
Clear and warm with a SW wind. I drove to Blaine this morning with the buckboard and wagon wheel. Turner repaired it and I brought it home. Finished thrashing buckwheat. Bell went home.

20 Wed
Cold with a SE rain all day. We put buckwheat straw in today. James W. Collins here today. Harden brought his heifer home from Mahan’s.

21 Thur
Cold with a SE rain all the fournoon. Me and Harden went to Blaine and took 12 bushels of buckwheat to Robinson’s Mill for hog feed.

22 Fri
Cool with a NE rain most all day. Frost all out of the ground and people plowing. R. Bell machine here and we thrashed our wheat. Cassy Frost here to dinner.

23 Sat
Cloudy and cool with a NE wind. We finished thrashing our peas and oats today, 60 bushels. Commenced our oats. Richard stayed all night at Harden’s.

24 Sun
Some clouds and warm with a West wind. Myself and wife took the horse and carriage and drove out see Mr. Silsby who was sick. Very muddy road.

25 Mon
Cloudy and cool with a West wind. We was thrashing oats all day. We thrashed 104 Bushels today. It snowed a little this evening. Arthur Hutchinson here this evening.

26 Tue
Cloudy and cold with a NW wind. We was thrashing all day. We finished today 80 bushels, making 180 bushels of oats. Bell went home tonight. The York boy drowned today.

27 Wed
Clear and cold with a NW wind. We was putting in our straw. Moved the stove, put in the bee hive in the cellar. Looks stormy.

28 Thu
Cold with a NE snow storm all the previous night and all day. We finished putting in our oats and straw today. We have six or seven inches of snow tonight.

29 Fri
Some clouds and cool with a SW wind. Myself and Harden drove to Knoxford this morning with horses and sled. Good sledding. To see brother Thomas that was very sick. Then came home.

30 Sat
Cloudy with a cold NW wind. I was home all day. Harden and Perry went down to help Richard Bell thrash. Brother Thomas died today. Fletcher here.

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