Early History of the Town of Hopkinton; History of East Village (Nicholville) and Vicinity, Diaries of Elisha Risdon and Artemas Kent, Soldiers of the Civil War, Genealogical Record of Sixty of the Pioneer Families; With Two Maps and a

Early History of the Town of Hopkinton; History of East Village (Nicholville) and Vicinity, Diaries of Elisha Risdon and Artemas Kent, Soldiers of the Civil War, Genealogical Record of Sixty of the Pioneer Families; With Two Maps and a

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...is weaving for her. 16th. Found two dead sheep, killed by wolves. Messrs. Weed, R. Kent, Laughlin, E. Post and their ladies, except Mrs. K., here, pleasant visit. Take cloth to the clothier at Parishville. Harmon gathered the apples at the lower place, about four bushels. Get brick from widow Sheldon, on note I hold against the estate. 28th. Sunday, been to meeting. R. Pettibone is to lecture in town to-morrow evening. Curtis Sheldon has returned from Clarinda at her uncle's spinning these days. October 1. Burn some heaps over where I had rye. Rollin here, settled and balanced all accounts. Received a line from E. Hurlbut, wants pay for the Herald. C. S. Chittenden drives his cattle to-day, has taken my old oxen and three three-year-old steers at $100, to be paid in January next. 3d. Warm. Husking corn in garden and orchard. Mr. Fitch, collector for the Spertator, here. Went out in afternoon with my gun, saw a deer. Quite amusing to once more traverse the woods where I have formerly hunted so much. Mrs. Rasey here. 4th. Finished husking. Will have ninety bushels from one and a half acres. 5th. Sunday, no one to meeting to-day. Two sheep missing. Have poor luck with sheep. 6th. Preparing cellar in the shed house for potatoes. 7th. Mr. Rasey and his two children at work for me. Mrs. R. and Clarinda at Stockholm. Mr. Rasey had six pounds of pork, was to have five pounds for day's work. N. Post and his little son here to-day. 8th. Mary been to Mr. Hart's after cloth. Finished potatoes, have better than three hundred bushels. Put twenty bushels in house cellar for family use. Harmon takes butter to Culver's in evening. 9th. Harmon goes to Phile _lenne's wedding. 10th. Harmon and Mary at Mr. Kent's in the...show more

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  • Paperback | 258 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 467g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236768620
  • 9781236768629