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They would spin; weave wool, hemp and linen; sew; knit socks and sweaters; make straw hats; look after the cows, sheep and hens; make maple syrup; and pick wild fruits; however, they did not work in the fields.

Source: Diary of Rosede Lima Valois 1841-1938 as found in Beaconsfield.and Beaurepaire, R. L. Baird G. Hall