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Courtland Olds Diary, 1887


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Peter and I worked in the woods this forenoon cuting wood and saw loggs. Took ma out to Dover this afternoon to do some shopping for herself. I have been down to {first name} Jacksons this evening to see him about going down to Pelham with me to morrow. He decided not to go however, so I will go alone. Our trustees have had a number of {teems?} drawing brick for the new school house to day. The roads are getting well {two words} since the storm.


I started for North Pelham this morning at about eight {mark} slock; a severe South West wind and snow storme being in progress notwithstanding. The storm being on my back I could manage to weather it and got along only Reached Billy surname {?} at about sundown and went from there to David Hortons where I am staying al night. Called ver at Chandler Holcombs for an hour or so with James. Saw Mrs.{Clewes?}, and was sorry to find that she had not help in the {?}

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