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[p. 70] ago disclose to us, and surely one can but agree with the famous Southern statesman who declared a man was a fool who couldn't spell a word more than one way.

We shall find these fruits growing either under glass or in open culture—strawberries, peaches, lemons, oranges, nectarines, pears, quinces. The blossoming of the quinces was regularly noted each year without fail. The vegetables from his garden supplied Mr. Bigelow's table; his house was called ‘the seat of hospitality,’ and he himself was termed a hospitable neighbor.

January th 18 1827 at 7 o'clock A. M. Glass was doun six degrees below zero.

Next morning the same

March 26 Saw the first swallow

March 27 Apricot & peach in blossom

April 11 Wall trees in full Blossom

April 12 planted the first Corn & potatoes & Summer Squashes

April 17 Took up the boards in the front yard & White washed the trees

May th 10 Planted the first Corn & Potatoes

May 15 Soed the Beets, Carrots, Parsnips & Onions. 15 Planted my Corn & potatoes

May 17 Quince tree in blossom 17 Peas in Blossom

June th 4 pickd the first Strawburrys

July the 1 had the first new potatoes

August the 4 Picked the first peach

August 23 Cactus Triangularius Blossom

October the 16 Got the plants into the Green House

October 17 had the first frost.

December 17 1827 Pickd. 18. Lemons witch weighed 18 lbs. 2 oz. Large weighed, 22. oz. Measured 17 inches one way 13, the other.

1828 Jan. th 16. pickd the first Jappan Rose

Jan. 22 Glass down to Zero at Sunrise

March th 9, Soed the first Peas & Reddishes

March the 17 Nobless Peach in Blossom

April th 1 Soed the Peas in the upper garden

April the 1 Soed the Seeds in the Hotbead

April th 7 The Multifloer Rose in Blossom

April the 20 the Cluster Rose in full blossom

May th 13 first pashion flower in blossom

May th 16 Sot out the annual Flower plants

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