January 1891

1 Thu Clear and cold with a West wind. Finished hauling up our wood today that Richard Bell sawed for us. Arthur

Hutchinson and wife here to tea.

2 Fri Cold SE snow storm in the forenoon. In the afternoon it turned to rain. Harden went to Knoxford with

Hutchinson.

3 Sat Some clouds with a cold West wind. Me and Harden went to Blaine with the double team and done our trading. I

took dinner at W.W. Larrabee’s.

4 Sun Some clouds with a cold West wind. I was home all day. G. W. Fulton and wife here to tea this evening. Some

signs of more snow. I went up to see Jim today. He did have a toothache.

5 Mon Cloudy and cold with a SW wind. We put our wagons in today and hauled some wood. Richard Bell’s wife, W.W. Larrabee’s wife and son, Fred Blackden and wife and their two children here this afternoon.

6 Tues
A SE wind and some snow the previous night. Some snow through the day. We was yarding up up today. Some signs of more snow. Nothing special to note.

7 Wed
Cloudy and cold with a NW wind. It snowed some all day. I was home all day. Harden and Perry was hauling wood.

8 Thur
Clear and cold with a NW wind. I was home all day. Harden and Perry hauling wood. J. Hallett helped this afternoon.

9 Fri
Clear and cold with a West wind. I was home all day. Harden and Perry was hauling wood. Signs of a storm again.

10 Sat
Cloudy and cool with a SW wind. Me and Harden went to Blaine. Settled with J. Chandler. I took dinner at Larrabee’s. Dr. A.J. Fulton called.

11 Sun
Some clouds and warm with an East wind. I was home all day. Fred Blackden was here to dinner today. Harden and wife went to Knoxford.

12 Mon
Cold with a SE rain and snow all the previous night and rain all day. I was home all day. Perry went to school today for the first.

13 Tues
Some clouds with a NW wind. I was home all day. Fred Blackden is here tonight. Nothing of any consequence passed today.

14 Wed
Cloudy and cold with a SE wind. I was home all day. Fred Blackden went home tonight and Howard Lindsey come.

15 Thur
Clear and cold with a West wind. I was home all day. Harden went down to Jerry Tracy’s. Howard Lindsey left here this morning.

16 Fri
Clear and cold with a North wind. I was home all day and Perry went to school and went from school down to Richard Bell’s to help Fred.

17 Sat
Some clouds and cold with a SE wind. I was home all day. Harden drove out to Blaine. It commenced to snow tonight.

18 Sun
A SE snow storm all the previous night and all day and still snowing at bedtime. It snowed near two feet. Few storms to equal it.

19 Mon
Cold with a NW wind. It snowed all night and all day and still snowing at bedtime. We had to break roads. Two feet of snow fell.

20 Tues
Cold and snowing and drifting all day and all the previous night. Still snowing at bedtime. I was home all day. Fred Blackden here tonight. So ends the day.

21 Wed
Clear and cold with a SW wind in the forenoon. In the afternoon it clouded up and looked like snow. Fred Blackden came here with sleds to fix tonight.

22 Thur
Cold with a SE snow storm all day till night. Then it commenced to rain. Fred Blackden, me and Harden working at bobsled today.

23 Fri
Cloudy and cold with a SW wind. Me and Harden and Fred Blackden was working at barak rack. Harden broke through the district.

24 Sat
Cloudy and cool with a West wind. Me and Harden and Fred Blackden went out to Frank Pierce’s today. Called at Bell’s and to Larrabee’s. Had two shoes set on Mod.

25 Sun
Cloudy and cool with a NW wind. We was home all day. George W. Fulton and wife and Mary Ann Fulton to dinner. Went home tonight.

26 Mon
Some clouds and cold with a NW wind. I was home all day. Old Man Straight here this morning. Harden took the team to Fred this morning.

27 Tue
Cloudy and cold with a SE wind. I was home all day. Perry went up to Lister’s after a turkey tonight. Signs of a storm.

28 Wed Cloudy and cool with a NW wind. I was home all day. Signs of more snow. I mended a boot for Mathias McDonald this afternoon.

29 Thu
Some clouds with a SE wind. I was home all day choring and Harden went to Bridgewater. He called to Robinson’s to get the Dyer note.

30 Fri
Cloudy. It stormed all the previous night and nearly most all day. Snowed 7 or 8 inches. Wind from the NE. Snowing and blowing.

31 Sat
Cloudy and cool with a NW wind. It blowed and drifted bad all night. Signs of more snow. Fred Blackden came here to get the sleigh.

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