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Courtland Olds Diary, 1887

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March SUNDAY 13 1887

Ma and I got all ready for church this morning & when we were just going to start a heavy black cloud came up and looked so much like rain that we gave it up. I went over to Mr Gradys church however. We went out this evening and had an interesting service from our own minister. The roads are in a bad state and we did not enjoy our trip out and back very much, the wind being from the North West very strong and cold. Heard that Bishop Baldwin preached in Fover to day both morning and evening.

March MONDAY 14 1887

Have had Peter at work sowing cloverseed in the second field back of the barn to day. The weather has been very windy and cold; but, we find no difficulty in sowing cloverseed in the second field back of the barn to day. The weather has been very windry and cold; but, we find no difficulty in sowing grassseed with the seed sower. I have been working away at repairing Harrows for seeding purposes. Finished one set all but puting in the teeth. My implements were left by the McPhhers in a very bad state. In fact the remembeance of them will have a bad odor with me as long as I live I fear.

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