Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | January 28, 2015

Artifact of the Week. A trivet made by Jas. Smart Mfg. Co. Limited, Brockville.


An iron, sad iron trivet made by Jas. Smart Mfg. Co. Limited of Brockville, circa 1881 to ca. 1912.

Donated to the Cornwall Community Museum in 1958 by Miss Lottie Robertson.

Dairy of A.J. McGillis, Glen Walter.  Original spelling and grammar maintained.

January 21, 1910 – began to rain again.  Dunkie went over the river on skates with hand sleigh.

22 – the snow is all melted away – only a little ice on the road.

24 – a fine day just like a day in May and A & M patched the roof of the house.  D & P finished drawing in the last corn.

25 – took in the straw stack 8 loads.

27 – fed the last feed of cow corn here. began to draw hay from Tulleys barn.

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