July 1891

1 Wed Clear and warm with a NW wind. A stranger by the name of Swim took dinner here.

2 Thu   Some clouds and warm with a SE wind. R. Bell and Robert Ford and B. Hawksley to supper.

3 Fri     Dull and foggy this morning with a SE wind. I took a firkin of butter to Jones, 54 lbs gross wgt.

4 Sat   Cloudy and warm with a SE wind in the forenoon. Fred and Stella and Harden and wife went to Blaine and spent the day. It rained heavy.

5   Sun   Cloudy and warm with a SE wind. It thundered and rained heavy in the afternoon. Perry O. Cox here tonight. So ends the day.

6 Mon Cloudy and warm with a SE wind. Quite rainy today. I sold my young cattle today to York.

7 Tue   Cloudy and cool with a NW wind. D. Irven and wife, David Lawrence and wife from Knoxford, Carleton County, N.B. here.

(David and Jane Irvine , ages 59 & 55, children David, Jr., Horace, and Addie: David and Elizabeth Lawrence, ages 55 & 46, children John, Eliphalet, Jessie and Ida Dyer: These two families lived next to Samuel Fulton and Thomas Fulton, Jr. on the Knoxford Road)

8 Wed Cold with a NE wind. Old man Fletcher here today. John Hawksley called here today.

9 Thu   Come clouds with a NW wind. Frank Blackden here tonight. The Gray girls called.

10 Fri     Clear and cool with a NW wind. We was hoeing potatoes most all day today with the horse hoe and hilling up.

11 Sat    Clear and warm with a SW wind. Dot and Frank Larrabee here tonight. I finished hoeing potatoes.

12 Sun   Some clouds with a warm West wind. We was home all day. W.W. Larrabee and wife here to tea.

13 Mon Some clouds with a warm West wind. Some rain through the day. Signs of more rain.

14 Tue   Cloudy and warm with a SW wind. Heavy thunder and rain this evening. Moved Larrabee today.

15 Wed Cloudy and very foggy and warm with a SE wind. It thundered and rained heavy in the afternoon.

16 Thu   Some clouds and warm with a NW wind. Finished hay rack today.

17 Fri    Clear and warm with a West wind. Fred went over to his father’s tonight. So ends the day.

18 Sat   Clear and cool with a SW wind. Myself and wife started to Bridgewater and took dinner at Charles Fulton’s, supper at A.J. Fulton’s. Stayed all night at Joshua B. Fulton’s. So ends the day.

(Joshua B. Fulton, born Dec. 11,1813, in Nova Scotia, was Robert’s older brother and had moved to Bridgewater in 1835. Charles K. Fulton, born Nov. 19,1838, was Joshua’s first born)

19 Sun   Heavy SE rain this morning. Took breakfast at Joshua B. Fulton’s, dinner at A.J. Fulton, tea at W.W. Larrabee’s and came home.

20 Mon Some clouds with a warm NW wind. We Blocked up the barn. Me and Fred went out to the store. I got a bbl of meal. Bees swarmed today.

21 Tue   Mostly clear with a NW wind. I was home all day. The boys was using Paris Green on the potatoes. John Hawksley called.

22 Wed Clear and warm with a SE wind. Me and Harden and Fred took the team and worked on the road in the afternoon.

23 Thu   Clear and warm with a SE wind. We paid our Road Tax today and hauled in our first load of hay.

24 Fri     Cloudy and warm with a SE wind. Commenced to rain about noon and rained all the afternoon. So ends the day.

25 Sat    Quite rainy the most of the day. Heavy thunder. Wind from the SE. Harden and Fred took the two cows to Jameson’s.

26 Sun   Some clouds with a warm SW wind. Wilcox and wife and niece called. Ephraim Lawrence here today.

27 Mon Cloudy with a SE wind. I have my second swarm of bees today. Mowed some and chored.

28 Tue   Cloudy and warm with a West wind. It rained most all the afternoon.

29 Wed Some clouds with a warm SW wind. I went out to Blaine and wife went to R. Bell’s.

30 Thu   Some clouds with a cool SE wind. We mowed in the forenoon and hauled in four loads in the afternoon.

31 Fri     Some clouds with a cold NW wind. Some signs of frost. Harden and Fred was mowing all day over the brook.

So Ends the Month of July

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