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Courtland Olds Diary, 1887


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February FRIDAY 25 1887

Peter and I continued to work in the woods this forenoon as usual. This afternoon I wanted to have gone to Simcoe but, a visitor came and hindered so I did not go. The man who wanted to hire to me last Fall. C. W. Lewis came, Did not hire him. THis evening, Mr. and Mrs. George Wilson of Port Hope, out old friends came to visit us. Their account of sights seem while in the old countries lately was very interesting and instructive.

February SATURDAY 26 1887

Peter has been drawing manure again to day, or rather most of the time. There was a moderate fall of snow last night which makes a little sleighing. I went up to SImcoe to see about selling cloverseed to day. Find that I have waited a little to long the price being a little some lower than it was. Had the misfortune to break by spectacles this morning and bough a new pair to day from counter at one dollar very good ones. Made Rain is falling again to night.

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