Sunday September 16 1888 Rained steady from 2 ½ in morning til 8 am Mag & I started at 8 am in buggy went to Stapeltons & then to the Liberty Catholic Church to Julia Stapelton McMahons burial it cleared partly off & dried some we got home at 3 ½ PM Josh Squire & Wm Kirkpatrick called I went to Jones to see about threshing & Roy went to Carris’s & Joe Englands to see about hands we want to thrash tomorrow if weather permits
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