Diary [Manuscript]

Published by Near Waikouaiti, Otago, 1874
Condition: Poor Soft cover
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Water damaged. Fragile. Some leaves sticking together in latter third of book. Some extracts: Thursday, 22 January: . "Killed a sheep"; Tuesday, 22 February: "Took Tommy and Darky to get shod but the blacksmith was short of coals and I only got Darky shod. Turned Law's bull out of the swamp and took three of our own beasts out of Law's. " Thursday, 26 February: "Robert, Ben & Harry commenced to clean out the dam. " Tuesday, 10 February: "Father brought out from Dunedin, 1 Chestnut horse, 1 Grey pony, 1 Chestnut filly, & 1 Cream coloured mare with foal. " Friday, 27. February: "Had a ride on the Grey mare. Killed two sheep. " Saturday, 28 February: Took Maggy along to Waikouaiti". Friday, 17 April: "Robert in the garden. Harry ploughing. Ben carting stones for the culvert at and above the dam. Killed two sheep. " Saturday, 18 April: "Robert in the garden. Harry ploughing in the orchard in the forenoon and the flat in the afternoon. Ben carting stones for the culvert and cleaning out the dam. " Monday, 20 April: "Robert in the garden. Harry ploughing. Ben cleaning out the dam in the forenoon and went to the Smithy in the afternoon and brought home a load of gravel. Killed two sheep. A ewe lambed to day in Patarua. Downes tthatching Barley stack. " Tuesday, 21 April: "Robert at the bush for young trees in the forenoon and in the garden in the afternoon. Ben at the bush with Robert in the forenoon and clearing tussock in the afternoon. Harry ploughing the orchard in the forenoon and the flat in the afternoon."; 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 002241

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Title: Diary [Manuscript]

Publisher: Near Waikouaiti, Otago

Publication Date: 1874

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Poor

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

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Malcolm Moncrief-Spittle, trading as Renaissance Books. Contact details: Renaissance Books, 271 High St, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand. Phone: +64 3 4719294. Email: info@renaissancebooks.co.nz. Website: www.renaissancebooks.co.nz. GST #39 820 209. Terms of Sale: All books may be returned within 14 days of receipt for a full refund of the book price, not including shipping. Return shipping also refunded where books are not as described.

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