July 4, 1891

Saturday July 4th 1891  A very fine day  I took 218# of milk to the fcty Early & we then went in wagon to Wellman to Celebrate  left Bell Nellie Vic & the baby [Leslie Lewis] at home to Celebrate  We had a good time  heard good Speaking by Huff of Muscatine Rev Cornelius Geo Laning & others  Eat our dinner under a tree with Fred Klokentager, A. Hull, E. [Ezra] & Amanda, Vic Carris’s, Charlotte Leighton Carpenter & daughter & last but not least (in Eating) Old Abe Parrish  I paid Harve $5,00  he has worked 72 days & drew 33,75  Came home by the other place & watered the Steers  home at sundown & found all right & the little girls had the cows up & were milking

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