Saturday July 30th 1898 Warm & damp & foggy in the morning & looked some like rain but soon cleared off Harve has a lame back & don’t work went away the boys & I went to Nira & got mail & I sold the corn in the barn crib from 600 to 900 bu to Clum Mahaffa [Columbia Mahaffa, b. ca. 1861]for 29 1/2c a bu I deliver at Nira at his option any time between now & the 15th of next Sept Each one to pay ½ the weigh bill he paid me one dollar on corn I got Cotton bats 45c pins 5c & Lewis lye 20c home to dinner & PM I took Mag to Wellman to WRC we looked over the house tis nearly ready for plastering & I am so far well pleased with my carpenters Roy brought a load of hay to Wellman & I helped him put it in my barn it is from the Hughbanks place Harve failed to appear this Eve
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