Thursday May 1st. Got over early in the Morning and reachd home before Dinnertime and upon enquiry found that my Clover Field was finishd sowing & Rolling the Saturday I left home—as was the Sowing of my Lucerne: and that on the [ ] they began sowing the last field of Oats & finishd it the 25th.
That in box No. 6, two grains of Wheat appeard on the 20th.; one an Inch high—on the 22d. a grain of Wheat in No. 7 and 9 appeard—on the 23 after a good deal of Rain the Night before some Stalks appeard in Nos. 2, 3, 4, 5, & 8 but the Ground was so hard bakd by the drying Winds when I came home that it was difficult to say which Nos. lookd most thriving. However in
|No.||1 there was nothing come up.|
|2.||2 Oats||1 barley|
|3.||1 Oat||2 barley|
|5.||1 Wheat||2 Oats|
|6.||1 Do.||3 Do.||1 Do.|
|7.||1 Do.||2 Do.||2 Do.|
|8.||1 Do.||1 Do.|
|9.||2 Do.||3 Do.||2 Do.|
The two Grains in No. 8 were I think rather the strongest, but upon the whole No. 9 was the best.