Friday August 5 A nice dry day I went to Wellman PM we boxed & crated my 8 ft iron finial & vane & I gave Nicola &c 2,75 & they sent it back as we thought it too much of a job to put it on & I sent thru Nicola & Gardner for another fineal to cost $14 in the PM I went to Keota & looked over Ralph Hamiltons house & saw the cresting he used & I went to Randdolph’s & bought 3 fineals with vanes for 4,50 not paid & I ordered 92 ft of cresting at 17c a foot with 4 fineals I then went to Mr Greens & found Sylvia & baby & brought them home by noon to dinner & then went to Wellman & Albersons & Co had the house all lathed & I paid him $15 I recd a letter from Harvey Carris containing draft for $20,00 I put $300 in bank one yr at 7% Stockholders Certificate I paid Albert Taylor $100 in Carpenter work I paid Harve $5
 A finial is an ornament on top of a spire, gable, etc.
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