Cornelius Younglove Diary
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Younglove, Timothy Meigs Younglove and Cornelius S. Younglove
14 Tuesday, November 1826. Sorting the sheep, had 167 turned out among
the ewes, may be some of them wethers and 98 wethers unsorted, lost bill.
Townsend's buck been among the sheep at Bramsville. Went to Bath afternoon.
16 Thursday. Went to Bramsville, leveled and put rafters on the shed.
17 Friday. Went to Wheelers, got load of barrels. Took them to Bramsville.
18 Saturday. I went to Pegtown forenoon & Bath afternoon. Got some shingle
nails. Took cloth to fulling mill.
19 Sunday, November, 1826. Self and Hannah went to Pegtown at night to
hear Mr. Bostwick preach.
20 Monday. Turned out the bucks among the ewes, got some wood. Went to
Pegtown with the waggon. Changed butter with Hastings for molasses & one
pound pearl ash. Bot nails, one pound tea of Smith.
21 Tuesday, November, 1826. Self and Sam went to Bramsville. Got some
board at Drew's mill—590 ft. took them to the shed. Sam went Bill
Rowels. I put on some rafters.
22 Wednesday. Went Bramsville horseback. Sam helped Bill Rowel. I saw
some shingle stuff. I fixed & put on some rafters. began to storm.
23 Thursday. Stormy about home all day. Changed bucks with John Powers
24 Friday. More moderate—overhauling the graft apples—filled
the great box & barreled some.
25 Saturday. Went to Bramsville—got buckwheat chaff to pack apples
in. Bill Rowel there making shingle. Went to Hastings, got a box.
26 Sunday, November, 1826. Hard rain most all day. Saml went to L. Casterlines
27 Monday. Went to Bramsville early. Work on the shed. Had L. Casterline
28 Tuesday. Cold, did not go to the shed, I went to Bath, bought a new
axe of Hubble.
29 Wednesday. Made a helve and ground my axe.
30 Thursday. Fine day, went up to my shed, no help, began to shingle.
Laid one double course and one shingle. Sent for L. Casterline.
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.