Saturday July 9 An extra fine sunny dry day Harve trimmed hedge I went to Wellman & Messenger & I put tiled traps in the cellar for soil pipes & waste water & got it all done & I paid Messenger off $6 for his digging 3 ½ days I think the carpenters are getting along fine with the house rugs all on lower floors mainly layed & window frames 38 all work I paid Swift $11 for some brick I came home in good season Roy got along very slow with haying Harriet & Willard came this Eve I paid Amanda 1,20 for board to date Harve has worked 268 days & drew $72,80
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