Isaac purchased a new journal book writing on the inside cover: This Book bought of T H Ashton at Horsemeeting March 26 1898 Expressly for a daily diary & account book cost $1,00 I N Carr
Sunday Mar 27 allmost a rainy day very muddy misty damp rained quite hard awhile I killed a chicken for dinner & wrote up Horse Co [committee] minutes & wrote to here in this book this rain will stop oat sowing corn is worth 21 ¼ oats 22 hogs 3,50 wind goes clear round
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