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David Allan Diary, 1877


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November. MONDAY, 26th 1877.

This Sabbath morning is another damp and misty day, the glass at 7 a m 41 {degree sign}. At about 9 a m I recd. a Telegram from Adam Brown Esqr of Hamilton that he desired my attendance of my his Mothers Funeral at 3 oclock, So I determined to go down, got ready as quick as possible and had the good fortune to get Mr Murton to take me out in his Buggy with all speed, and was there 4 minutes before the 9.35 train started, got to Hamilton about 1/2 past 11. The weather shourey, took dinner at McNaughtons attended funeral at 3. {Newspaper cutting} 24 Nov 1877


In Hamilton, wet dissagreable morning


Dry morning with a little frost, and a few flakes of snow at times. The bricklayers are about up with the walls of Higinbothams little Shop. There is great work in voting for & against the Duncan liquor Act, those against have a very large majority