July 1896

1 Wed
Some clouds and cool with a NW wind. It cleared off quite warm in the afternoon. We was home all day. Fred was working among his potatoes the most of the day.

2
Some clouds with a warm kind of a morning. The wind from the NW. Fred worked at his potatoes today. Mrs. Jamison and Mrs. Elms and three children here.

3
Cloudy and cool with a NW wind. Fred went out to Mars Hill Village this morning to get his wagon tires set over. Got to again tomorrow.

4
Cloudy and cool with a SE wind. We was home all day alone with Stella and children. Fred took his little wagon out to Wilcox’s and tires. It commenced to rain about 4 o’clock.

5
Cool with a SE rain all night and all day till about 5 o’clock It slacked up. We was home all day all but Fred. He went up to J.W. Fulton’s two or three hours.

6
Cloudy and cool with a SE Wind. We was home all day. Signs of more rain. W.W. Larrabee and wife here to tea. Sam Delong and Bill Dillon called here.

7
Cloudy and cool with a SE wind and heavy rain In the forenoon and a heavy shower In the night. Stephen Giberson and wife, J.W. Fulton and L.H. Fulton called in.

8
Some clouds and cool with a SE wind. Fred started out to Blaine early yesterday morning. Two trips to Blaine, then up on West Ridge.

9
Some clouds and warm with a SE wind. Fred was working helping to underbrush for Harden today across the brook. Young Clark called.

10
Some clouds with a warm SW wind. It looked sometimes as if there be a thunder shower. Fred was away to a barn raising for George Hallett this afternoon. Got it up nice.

11
Some clouds and warm with a SW wind. Fred brought their bed downstair today. Mrs. Hallett was here awhile. Fred went up to lem William’s.

12
Some clouds and warm with a SW wind. We was home all day. Adeline McKelvery and her little girl here to tea.

13
Some clouds and warm with a SW wind. We went visiting today. I went up to Jim’s in the forenoon till 2 o’clock. Met my wife at Harden’s in the afternoon. Stayed till night.

14
Some clouds and warm with a NW wind. We was home all day. My wife was quite sick. Stephen Giberson’s wife and daughter called in to see us.

15
Cloudy and cold with a SE wind. We was home all day. It was very rainy looking in the morning. It began to rain about 3 o’clock.

16
Cloudy and cold with a NW wind. We was home all day. Fred went up to Mcpherson’s Mill. Dr. A.J. Fulton called in this afternoon to see us and see how we was doing.

17
Some clouds and cold with a NW wind. Me and Harden started about 7 o’clock and drove to Cardina Machine to Centreville, to James Johnston’s and took dinner, to Len Bartley’s and took tea and home.

18
Some clouds and very warm with a SE wind. W.W. larrabee and wife and family here in the afternoon. Went home in the evening.

19
Some clouds and cold with a heavy SE wind. We was home all day excepting Fred and Stella went up to Harden’s in the evening a little while.

20
Some clouds and cool with a SE wind. There came three wagon loads of strangers here this morning. Two men and four women. Boone and Brewers from Tobique and St. Mary’s.

21
Cloudy and cool with a SE wind. Fred and Harden went to Blaine in the morning. Quite early when they got back. Brother Foster and Dewitt here to tea and had prayers.

22
Some clouds and warm with a SE wind. I was mending shoes today. Fred was down to Mahan’s part of the day. The rest of the day mowing with the mowing machine.

23
Cold with a SE rainstorm in the forenoon but cleared off in the afternoon. Wind came round to the NW very cold. Mrs. Mahan and Mrs. McDonald here. Fred to Mahan’s.

24
Clear and cool with a SW wind. We was home all day. Fred hauled in two loads of hay this afternoon for the first this season.

25
Some clouds and warm with a SW wind. Harden and Fred went to Blaine this afternoon on business. The rest of us was home all day.

26 Sun
Some clouds and warm with a SW wind. We was home all day. Fred and wife and their children was away a few hours to Jim’s.

27 Mon
Clear and warm with a SE wind. We was home the most of the day. A.J. Fulton’s wife and son, Ellwyn, and Dot Larrabee picking berries. Myself and wife went to R. Bell’s.

28
Clear and cool with a NW wind. We was at R.L. Bell’s till after dinner. LeRoy Bell and me went out to York & Luce’s in the afternoon, went down to R. McKelvery’s and took supper, made a short visit and drove home.

29
Some clouds and warm with a SE wind. We was home all day. Harden burnt his foller today and hauled a load or two of hay in the afternoon. Fred hauled in a load or two.

30
Warm with clouds and foggy this morning. Signs of rain. We was home all day. It began to rain about 3 o’clock. Heavy thunder and lightning and heavy rain. Fred went down to R. Bell’s and back.

31
Some clouds and cold with a NW wind. Heavy rain in the night and some cold showers today. We had two visitors today, Edward Lockhart and Mr. Thomas Bartley here to dinner. Harden’s to tea. (Note: Mr. Thomas Bartley, age 73, was the father of Annie (Bartley) Fulton)

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