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MARCH 31 Friday Good day all day. Robert and I went to school. Pete [[?]] came and got 600 lbs of hay in the afternoon. We spread grass seed with [[?]] after school. Bob Via [[?]] and I went fishing got home 1:30 P.M. Carried [[?]] home from school. APRIL 1 Saturday Good day all day, but quite windy. first pump up at stable, liquid [[?]] in well [[?]] and had to go into water up to my head to get it ("Some Cold"). Called [[?]] and also [[?]] March 31-1654-British Parliament made cock fighting illegal. 1861-England recognized new kingdom of Italy 1917-U.S. acquired Danish West Indies, renamed the Virgin Islands. April 1-APRIL FOOL'S DAY 1867-International Exposition opened in Paris. 1905-DOnmark honored the centenary of the birth of Hans Christian Andersen APRIL 2 Sunday Good day all day. Mary, Robert, Daddy, and I went to church APRIL 3 Monday Good day all day but hot and windy April 2-1792-First U.S. Mint established. 1846-Boundary between Canada and Oregon set on 49th parallel. 1896-China joined the International Postal Union. April 3-1783-Washington Irving born N.Y. 1860-Pony Express started between St. Joseph, Mo., and San Francisco. 1864-Garibaldi given enthusiastic reception in London.
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