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Courtland Olds Diary, 1887

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January MONDAY 24 1887

I went down to Mrs. Clarkes this morning to see about their takeing, one of my books down to Mrs Cookes when they go down to Pelham. Peter and I have been working at our wood cuting in the woods most of the time to day. Had a visit from Mr. and Mrs Captain Kimon this evening. They are from North Pelham and are lated to the Horton also to some of our friends in Simcoe. The weather has become quite cool again, but sleighing has departed.

January TUESDAY 25 1887

Have been working in the woods this forenoon with Peter. He has also worked this afternoon; but, I have had visitors & could not leave them. Old Mrs. Watts, with Mrs R Dr. Caughle or Libbie and Williams family were here. Had quite a pleasant visit with them. Went down to Mrs. Clarke this evening to see the Pelham folks who were visiting there the Captain & his wife are to start home to morrow. The weather has been quite warm to day, but, to night it is snowing and cooler.

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