1921

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Monday January 31, 1921

A good day. Very colde. Jim and Ben and Owen stripped tobacco. Josie got dinner. I washed some then went to Marvins. Marvin sent off his last tobacco to day.

Edna swept the floor in the room that we sleep in. Done a good job.

Edmons cowes come here today. One of them is here now.

Henry went to school to day.

Edna still has a cough.

Last edit about 8 years ago by Ben Brumfield
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Tuesday February 1, 1921

A cloudy day. Ben & Jim stripped tobacco all day. Finished a cureing for Jim. Josie and I got dinner.

This evening Josie made starch and starched the clothes. Denia and Cordie Blair come this evening. I was glad that they come.

Marvin solde his last tobacco at Gretna. He was well pleased with the sale. Nat Wooding got two pounds of butter from here this evening.

Last edit about 8 years ago by Ben Brumfield
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Wednesday February 2, 1921

A skiff of snow this morning. All gone tonight. Jim loaded the wagon with tobacco and started to Gretna. I hope he got there ok. Ben and Josie went to Jim Powers. Mrs Car did come with them home. They think now that they will go to Charlottsville in the morning.

Franklin is bad off with colde. Henry went to school to day.

Ben bought Edna a new pair of shoes today. Josie and I ironed some to day. I killed a chicken for dinner.

Last edit over 7 years ago by Ben Brumfield
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Thursday February 3, 1921

A beautiful day. Ben and Josie got up at three oclock in the morning and dressed and started for Charlottesville. They got to Gretna in time to take the train. Jim staid all night at Chatham and come to Gretna and solde a load of tobacco. He got back home a bout dark. He was very well pleased with what his tobacco brought. Henry went to school. The rest of the children done as well as could be expected. Franklin was sick the most of the day. Mabel staid up tonight until after nine oclock.

They are all abed now and a sleep but Edna.

9:30 oclock

Last edit about 8 years ago by Ben Brumfield
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Friday February 4, 1921

A good day. Jim helped Mr Owen strip tobacco. Henry went to school. Edna and I staid with Mabel and Franklin. Franklin was sick all night and part of today. He is better tonight.

Ben and Josie come from Charlottsvill to day. They had a blow out that delayed them some. I am so glad that they got home as well as they did.

Carrie come a few minutes this evening. She is bad off with a colde. Jim and Ben has gone to the school house to night to a farmers meeting.

Last edit about 8 years ago by Ben Brumfield
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