Saturday February 27th 1897 Wind South & more moderate I kept some fire in my tank heater I chored some AM & Harve helped wash I repaired Ben & Nells Stall & a feed box & PM Harve & I went to the Hughbanks timber & got a good load of white oak posts & wood Wm Larew of Wellman Called & I sold him my 2 big horses Ben & Nell they are fat sleek & nice & weigh near 1800 Each I deliver at Wellman a week from next Tuesday & am to get $200 he paid me $10 down $190 due V W Carris Called in the Eve & I took $700 insurance on corn in the Washington Co mutual fee $1,70 which we let go on act [account?] Harriet came home this Eve Harve took all the girls to Nira S H to an Exhibit of Nira School Harve has worked 178 days & drew $69,25
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