After Isaac left for his trip out west, Margaret was in charge of entering the daily activities on the farm until October 5, 1892 when Isaac returned home. Unlike Isaac, Margaret ended her sentences with a period.
Tuesday, August 16th 1892 A warm pleasent day. Roy hauled manure. Harve helped Mrs. Jones thrash in the furrow and Frank in the afternoon. Anna Mathews came on the train. will stay until Sat. Mr. Stapleton called.
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