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Courtland Olds Diary, 1887

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January TUESDAY 18 1887

Peter and I got in a couple of loads of straw this forenoon into the horse stable. He has been spliting wood this afternoon while I went out to Dover. Called to see Mrs Clarke on the way out and Mrs. Stringer also. Went to James Holcombs on the way home, th to see about matters respecting my late visit below. It is realy cold weather still and snow is increasing almost constantly.

January WEDNESDAY 19 1887

Have had a very rough day of it to day A strong South West wind has been blowing and drifting the snow terribly. Drove up to Simcoe however to and took William Watts with me to look after a matter at the Bank. Got along nicely. Came home by Dover and took dinner at Williams. Had considerable difficulty in geting trhough some snow drifts this morning; But, our cold George goes along nobly through anything, almost.

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