Thurs. April 7, 1898: Ther. warm Wea. S. wind, clear We went over to the Little Meadow after sowing some wheat. I helped Father make ditch while Dan plowed the wheat in Friday 8: Ther. very warm. Wea. clear, I went and got some hay of Rob Moncur, and rented his ranch for this summer I am to have half of all grain and potatoes and two fifths of the hay. I am to pay him $2.00 per acre for putting in the grain, to pay in fencing.