August 1994

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Cornelius Younglove Diary

transcribed by

Leonard P. Wood

Click here for an index to the diaries of Cornelius Younglove and his sons Samuel
Younglove, Timothy Meigs Younglove and Cornelius S. Younglove

November 1826

10 Thursday, August 1826. I went to Bath with John Daniels. I took 2 qrts. veal to Mr. H. A. Townsend weighing 43 lb. bot a small looking glass of Higgins.

11 Friday, Burnt the fallow by John Daniels. Self & John Daniels went to Bramsville a little before sundown to get one of the Weeks to help me take up oats. Failed.

12 Saturday, Jos Weeks went to mill. I let him have $2. Self and boys cutting oats.

13 Sunday, August 1826Warm, dry weather. I home all day lazy.

14 Monday, Had Jos and John Weeks helping take up oats on act. of the month. I let John Weeks have $3 at night.

Tues, Saml & self went to Bramville to fence stacks. Aaron threshing seed wheat.

© 1994, Leonard P. Wood
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Pegtown was an early name for Hammondsport, for the wood shoe pegs made there. Bramsville was the upper part of Younglove's farm on the higher level above his home in the valley.
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