Personal Journal of George Washington Willard - 1883

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Wed, Feb 21, 1883

At work on the Brooklyn     got home at 630

Strong breeze NW     worked 8 1/2 hours

Nocked off work at 530   got home at 630

Thu, Feb 22, 1883

Went to work at 8 AM   Nocked off at 1030

got home at 1130   Wind SW fresh

over to W. Rogers in the afternoon

Fri, Feb 23, 1883

Simontons Cove   clear wind NNE   fresh breeze all day

was up to the Shops playing cards

Sat, Feb 24, 1883

At home in the morning   went over to W. Rogers

Clear and cold light wind westly

Went to Portland   Settled up with BJW 14.82

up to Pillsbury playing cards in evening

Sun, Feb 25, 1883

Simontons Cove     snow in the morning and rain

winds South fresh breeze and fog all day

Frank Cobb was here

Mon, Feb 26, 1883

Point Village   cloudy Wind N Westly breeze

went over to W Rogers bought meat etc.


Feb 21 - Feb 26, 1883

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Tue, Feb 27, 1883

Over to Portland    at work on the Steamer Montreall

worked all night

Snowed in the night

Wed, Feb 28, 1883

At work on the Montreall all day

got home at 7 PM very tired

Thu, Mar 1, 1883

At work on the Steamer Toronto

pleasant calm part of the day

got home at 650

overcast light wind south

Fri, Mar 2, 1883

At work on the Steamer Toronto untill 11 PM

a very pleasant day and warm

stayed in the ferry house rest of the night

Sat, Mar 3, 1883

At Portland on the Toronto in the forenoon at work

got home at 130 PM

light baffling wind

up to the Shops and to Pillsbury playing cards

Sun, Mar 4, 1883

At home all day

Clear and cold   Wind NW fresh breeze

John Webster was here and Fred and Frank Cobb


Feb 27 - Mar 4, 1883

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