Stevens 1894-05-26

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Rain. Received a letter from Frank. Mark Barnes called to ask why Mr Langley would not give his boy a certificate to go to work. I told him he could not do so as he had not passed the requisite examination by HMI. I showed him the Schedule and he seemed satisfied.

The mare is in the habit of getting into the boggy part at the bottom of the orchard. It wants more draining done, but as a makeshift I borrowed 6 or 8 old hurdles of Lewis Poulton and Hyde and I fixed them.