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From: "Virgina Wysong" <>
Subject: Re: [OHLORAIN] MHP Diary
Date: Thu, 4 May 2000 11:01:56 -0400
"cock" is probably correct, a term for haystack or haycock. There was
a nursery rhyme of a little boy fast asleep under the haycock... THis
was hay stacked and left in the field to be brought in at a later
date, or perhaps fed to the cattle right from the haystack.
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Sent: Wednesday, May 03, 2000 3:52 PM
Subject: [OHLORAIN] MHP Diary
> Hi Everyone,
> Here's the next installment. Getting the hay in seems to have
> social life for the moment. On July 18, does anyone know what it
> cock hay or is that a wrong translation?
> July 11, Tue.- Pa mowed in P.M. in a ten acre field, quite cool
> July 12, Wed.- Raked hay today - had Rawley and Mr. H. Shaw to haul
> July 13, Thu.- Raked hay today. Russell and H. Shaw hauled in P. M.
> team and Bills and Sol with his.
> July 14, Fri.-I raked, Pa mowed PM for Rowley. Finished raking 10
> July 15, Sat.- Commenced raining at noon. We got all hay in but one
> load in field.
> July 17, Mon.- Pa mowed PM about 5 acres. I mowed corners.
> July 18, Tue. Paw mowed for Newton. I raked all ours and ___(?)
> not over 1/3. I cocked some.
> July 19, Wed.- Rained very hard a.m. Our stack survived. Uncle Nat
> traded Old John for a young mare - gave $40.
> July 20, Thu.- Threw off top of stack and loaded stack and I put on
> dry hay. Went Johnsons and bought 4 sheep and 11 chicks for $16.50.
> July 21, Fri.- Nat and I spread nearly all the hay a.m. but it
> raining so we quit. Biggs hauled one load p.m. but then it rained -
> hardest rain in the eve we have had this summer - it was terrible.
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