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Albert E. Smith Diary, 1868-1869

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Sabbath -28-

Went to Church at eleven; to SSchool at half past two and to hear Mr Murray (minister of the Old Kirk of Scotland) at half after six. The service in the morning was beautiful and the sermon impressive.

Monday 1st March.

To school as usual. Went up to the village at 1/2 after 7 to hear a debate between the Young Men's Literary Association and the Temperance Society. Subject - War V.S. Whiskey.

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