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June the 8 had the first pees

June the 8 had the first strawberries

June the 16 Got the plants out of the Green House

June th 30 Cut my Grass at the fountain house

August. 15 had the first Earley Ann Peach

October the 17 Sot out for Washington

January th 31, 1829 Japan Rose in blossom

April th 27 planted the Dwarf Imperial Pea

May th 22 first Passion flower in blossom

October, 22, Soed the field of Rye Soed one bushel of rye one peck of Red top & 1/2 a peck of herds grass.

March th 26, 1830 highest tide that ever knoun

1831 March 28 Wall Peach in blosson

April 15 Grafted Some Cherry Stocks

December th 7 Picked Rose in blossom out a doors

October 27 1831 the Carpenters Finished the shingled of the buildings &c 1832

August 20 Soed turnips in the field

Sept 14 1832 first frost Glass 32

August th 4 1834 Soed the buckwheat

Sept 29 1834 had the first frost in the Garden very heavy

May 21st 1836 Quince tree in Blossom

June 27 Planted Some Sweet Corn

May 31 1837 Quince tree in Blossom

List of Crisanithum for 1838

No I White

No II Yallow

No III Buff

These two are from the second book—

November 28, 1826 Mr. Bigelow Sot Sail for Giberalter

Nov. 5 1831 began to take care of Mrs. Grays horses in the morning.

In this book were kept private accounts, money received for his labor, generally paid by Andrew Bigelow, and the sum paid for household expenses. One sees what he paid for Andrew's hat, Henry's shoes, that he paid Miss Wier for school for Eliza, $3.67; for a testament, 50 cents; for pew rent to Mr. Floyd, the sexton, and who appears to have followed many callings, $2.00; for a pair of mittens, 63 cents; a bible man, 87 cents. The prices of staple goods are a surprise to us who know

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