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May 1885


1 May1 1885 • Friday

Hauled 4 loads of rock for pigpen and laid some of it up: got 1000 lbs of grain of Peart at 65¢.

2 May 1885 • Saturday

worked on pigpen laying up rock.

3 May 1885 • Sunday

Plymouth Stayed home all day; read and wrote. &c.

4 May 1885 • Monday

Layed up rock on pigpen.

5 May 1885 • Tuesday

" " " " "2 finished laying <rock> [p. 95]

36 May 1885 • Wednesday

Plymouth Commenced rolling grain, rolled 20 acres.

7 May 1885 • Thursday

Rolled 20 acres, rained in the evening.

8 May 1885 • Friday

Rolled 20 acres rained in afternoon, finished rolling.

9 May 1885 • Saturday

Went to the canyon, sowed. Madam mare run away and lost the single-tree.

10 May 1885 • Sunday

Went over to Square town to meeting &c.

11 May 1885 • Monday

Hauled 12 loads of rocks for the school and meeting house.

12 May 1885 • Tuesday

Hauled 9 loads of rock for the schoolhouse.

13 May 1885 • Wednesday

Rained all day, Stayed in and read the papers.

14 May 1885 • Thursday

Rained part of the fornoon, Took two loads of rock over to the town cite. layed off the corners of my house 18 x 13 and hauled & quarried 4 loads making 6 loads.

15 May 1885 • Friday

Took a load of rock over to my lot in town and put in a day’s work. (10 hrs) with team hauling rock for meeting house.

16 May 1885 • Saturday

Hauled five loads of rock for myself & worked 1/2 day with team hauling rock for meetinghouse.

17 May 1885 • Sunday

Spent the day at home. went up in Myron’s pasture to see Dazie

18 May 1885 • Monday

Hauled 2 loads of sand and one of [p. 96] rock for the School & Meeting house, one day.

19 May 1885 • Tuesday

Hauled Sand for School & meeting house

20 May 1885 • Wednesday

" " " " " " "4 Gene Robinson called and staid over night on his way to Farmington.

21 May 1885 • Thursday

Hauled Sand for meeting house.

22 May 1885 • Friday

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23 May 1885 • Saturday

Went to the canyon.

24 May 1885 • Sunday

Went up to Squaretown to meeting drove Dazie and took a load of folks. among whom was Alices’ father.

25 May 1885 • Monday

Plowed 1/2 day laid off lands &c. Mended harness. repaired plow &c.

26 May 1885 • Tuesday

Plowed 1/2 day with 3 horses. chored about in afternoon.

27 May 1885 • Wednesday

plowed on lower 80 acres.

28 May 1885 • Thursday

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29 May 1885 • Friday

" " " "7 cow had calf.

30 May 1885 • Saturday

Worked on cellar &c.

31 May 1885 • Sunday

Got Fred’s colt out of Pearts pasture and put it in E Wilcox’s Geo. Smith & wife took dinner with us.

Footnotes

  1. [1]Richards wrote “Apr.” before crossing it out and replacing it with “May”.

  2. [2]Ditto marks for “Layed up rock on pigpen”.

  3. [3]“1885” is written to the right of this entry.

  4. [4]Ditto marks for “Hauled Sand for School & meeting house”.

  5. [5]Ditto marks for “Hauled Sand for meeting house”.

  6. [6]Ditto marks for “plowed on lower 80 acres”.

  7. [7]Ditto marks for “plowed on lower 80 acres”.