Thursday August 11th 1898 A real nice day I went to Wellman & took dinner at Amandas also Mag & Sylvia Nellie & her visitor Nellie Riley went with us to Wellman to see the new house Holden helped me board up the gas pit & I paid him all I owed him $4,50 the plasters finished putting the brown coat on my house & left for Washington I paid John Abramson $30,00 making $85 I have paid him We came home Early around by the Leighton place & Hughbanks place today for corn to fill out also for pastures & clover seed
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