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July 1883


1 July 1883 • Sunday

Watering corn all day.

2 July 1883 • Monday

Took the rake down to the lower meadow, watered the lot and replanted sweet corn at B F K’s.

3 July 1883 • Tuesday

Planted beans 1/2 day and hauled a load of hay from the lower meadow

4 July 1883 • Wednesday

Went to the grove at in Thos. Smith’s pasture in fornoon. [p. 34] and from there to J. D. Woods and helped put out the fire his house being on fire. Went down to the lower meadow and raked some hay, took Alice & baby with me and then went for a ride.

5 July 1883 • Thursday

Hauled 3 loads hay from Frank’s old field, two to Frank & one for me.

6 July 1883 • Friday

Hauled 3 loads of hay to Franks One from the old meadow and two from the lower meadow.

7 July 1883 • Saturday

Hauled two loads of hay from the lower meadow, with Madam & Lady, one load to B. F. K. and one to me. Borrowed of B. F. K. $10.00

8 July 1883 • Sunday

Remained at home in evening fornoon, went to meeting & riding in afternoon and wrote steve in evening

9 July 1883 • Monday

Hauled 3 loads of hay from the lower meadow, two for Frank and one for me and repaired hayrack.

10 July 1883 • Tuesday

Hauled two loads hay from lower meadow. one to me & one to B. F. K.

11 July 1883 • Wednesday

Hauled three loads from the lower meadow one for Frank & two for me.

12 July 1883 • Thursday

Hauled three loads of hay from the lower meadow to me with Madam and Lady.

13 July 1883 • Friday

Hauld 3 loads of B F K’s lower meadow for me which finished up his piece. Went over to Nervas in evening. [p. 35]

14 July 1883 • Saturday

Hauled 3 loads of hay off Alice Ann’s meadow

15 July 1883 • Sunday

Went up to Aunt Alice’s in a buggy, and called at lot on bench.

16 July 1883 • Monday

Hauled 3 loads of hay from Alice’s meadow with Madam & Lady.

17 July 1883 • Tuesday

Hauled two loads of hay from Alices meadow with Madam & Lady

18 July 1883 • Wednesday

Hauled one load of hay from the lower meadow and waited on Nerva <in> the afternoon and evening. Baby born at 9.50 O’clock.

19 July 1883 • Thursday

Hauled 3 loa’ds of hay from the lower meadow. Went over to Nerva’s in the morning.

20 July 1883 • Friday

Hauled 3 loads of hay from the lower meadow and roped the north stack

21 July 1883 • Saturday

raked off the two stacks and topped one out and roped it and hauled too loads of hay from the Lower meadow

22 July 1883 • Sunday

Visited with Nerva in fornoon, went to meeting in afternoon & up to the lot on bench.

23 July 1883 • Monday

Hauled two loads of hay from lower meadow and watered its lot.

24 July 1883 • Tuesday

worked over to B F Ks field weeding potatoes and making hay. [p. 36]

25 July 1883 • Wednesday

hauled 3 loads of hay in to B F K’s barn in forenoon & weeded in the potatoes in the afternoon.

26 July 1883 • Thursday

weeded in the potatoes in the fornoon and hauled 3 loads of hay in the afternoon.

27 July 1883 • Friday

Cut bound & shocked 4⅓ acres of wheat

28 July 1883 • Saturday

hauled hay in fornoon and fixed the pasture fence in the after noon. Took Alice & Mamie riding in the evening.

29 July 1883 • Sunday

Went over to B. F. K’s, to see to the water, spent the day at home & hauled hay went riding in evening

30 July 1883 • Monday

hauled hay all day off B. F. K’s meadow.

31 July 1883 • Tuesday

hauled 5 loads of hay from B. F. K’s. meadow.