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Tooele City Wrote up annual reports of the business all day and in evening.
Loaded hay for Jno. Southworth 3120 Sold hay to other parties. Wrote A. F. Doremus & posted with anual reports. Received contract from A. F. D. Signed the same. Attended Seventies meeting in evening Wrote up my Diary from Dec 21st and booked the accounts of the day. Pd $44.00 Tithing.
Attended Seventies meeting Fasted and attended meeting. gave 50 lbs. flour Fast Offerings. Went to the mill & got bran & chicken feed, Wrote A. F. Doremus and mailed to him our contract, Signed. Sharpened large saw and sawed off tops of posts east of work shop. Did the regular work of caring for the animals cutting wood &c. Attended a committee meeting in the evening for the purpose of arranging for a Ward Sociable in respect for Apostle Lyman who is to receive his sentence, for living with his wives, on the 14th inst. [p. 166]
Tooele City Did the regular chores of caring for animals. Took Hay rack off wagon & puts on planks. Took rock rack off new wagon and put wagon in shed. Hauled manure &c.
Hauled manure & did the regular chores. Attended y Y.M.M.I.A. in the evening.
Tooele City Attended Sunday School, afternoon & evening meetings. Spoke in afternoon meeting.
Recovered mare & colt that had been sold from Lake View Estray pound, Went to Lake View in afternoon & got $3.50 from pound keeper. Attended Teachers meeting in the evening.
Went & saw Jno Marsden about what he is owing. Hauled manure and attended Sociable Committee meeting in the evening.
Hauled manure sold load of hay to Larson. &c.
Sold Jas. Henson load of hay, helped load it, Gathered up dishes in the afternoon & evening for Ward Sociable. Went to mill &c.
Went to Station to see If ward robe came [p. 167] attended Ward Sociable in afternoon & evening attended dance. Frank K. came.
Tooele Returned dishes, hauled manure Sold hay to several parties one load loose Attended dance in evening.
Attended Sunday School & meeting.
Sold baled hay to several parties. wrote Doremus a weekly letter and took an inventory of Live Stock, products & Implements. Spent the evening writing up inventory.
Completed inventory and made a copy of same, got stove & piping from Icegreen’s & barrel from Hall Received from Bruno for Jas Henson for hay $14.15, paid J.A. Smith on horse acct in full 6.75 Bought 5 gal can coal oil.
Mended tools & cared for animals. attended Seventies meeting in the evening
Aside from caring for animals, I worked in the shop, made paths & cleaned off the stacks. [p. 168]
Tooele Went to the mill and got 750 lbs. flour for which I paid in cash $2.50 per cwt [hundredweight]. Attended to the regular work of caring for 20 head of animals &c.
Aside from the regular work, repaired tools and remade paths, Settled tithing and bought pair of pants for $4.50
Attended Sunday School review & sunday School, three meetings in all.
Cleaned off stacks again, repaired one shovel, attended Teacher’s meeting in the evening. Wrote notices of water meeting.
Went to Station 3 miles distant and bought 2400 lbs coal @ $6.50 per ton $7.80 Sold hay to two parties @ 90¢ per cwt baled. Went over to Dr Dod’s in the evening for my thermomiter, the children being nearly sick with colds, Wrote up journal from 15th
Notified people of a water meeting. Went to store and got spikes. Put a floor in 1/2 of the stable, two stalls. ground hand axe &c. [p. 169] Received registered letter & parcel from Mother. Wrote to Mother and uncle Will in evening.
Put down floor in north half of stable, attended to the regular chores and attended a water meeting in the evening at which I was re-elected water master on the Kelsey ditch.
Put window in east side of log Stable with frame and door. Did the other work of the place.
Sawed out another window in east side of log stable and put in a frame. Went to the station and got wardrobe &c. put up wardrobe, sorted over books. hauled hay into stable for vick. &c.
Tooele Spent the day at home reading.
Loaned Jas. Kirk for one year at one per cent $100.00 with mortgage security. put door in window to stable, waited on Georgie who was sick with his eyes. Wrote Mother & Uncle Will in evening & wrote up journal from the 24th. [p. 170]
Tooele City Put chinking in Stable and boards on roof of log stable. Went teaching in the evening, visited Daniel Perry & family also his mother Mrs Perry.
Made two trips to the saw mill for battens for hay house, put on some battens, Attended Seventies meeting in the evening.
Besides the regular chores of the ranch put battens on hay house, took part of the irons off old wagon box, took the folks for a sleigh ride, bought a sack of sugar for $8.25 Visited Genet Delemar’s as a ward teacher in the evening. One year to day since I arrived in Tooele.