Scripto | Transcribe Page

Log in to Scripto | Recent changes | View item | View file

Courtland Olds Diary, 1887

Olds_039.pdf

« previous page | next page » |

Current Page Transcription [edit] [history]

March TUESDAY 15 1887

Peter continued to sow cloverseed this forenoon. He is nearly done. I have been working at my harrow repairs throughout the day. The weather continues as cold as yesterday with the cold North-West wind still blowing. I walked down to Holcomb after tea this evening to hear from Old Mr Holcomb who lies at the point of death. At last account he was still alive however. It seems that he has a {carbunckle?} on his back which the doctors say will soon kill him.

March WEDNESDAY 16 1887

My man finished sowing cloverseed on the Fall Wheat ground to day. The ground was nicely frozen for that purpose, and the weather has been very cold all day, with a continued Nor-Wester. Had out old acquaintance and friend Charley Wilson to take dinner with us. He haappened on a visit to Mrs. Reid. Enjoyed our short visit with him very much. Out new man came with his household goods & effects to day. Expect him to comence work in a wook or so. Have worked at my harrows some to day also

Transcription Tips

  • Follow the example of transcribing provided in the first few PDF files of this diary.
  • Click Edit when you’re ready to start transcribing.
  • Click Detach to move the transcription box to a convenient location.
  • Copy the text as it is, including misspellings and abbreviations.
  • Start each new day with a new line. Otherwise ignore spacing and alignments.
  • Use toolbar heading options for any headings in the text, i.e. diary titles.
  • Use toolbar table generator for any tables in the text, i.e. finance records.
  • Use toolbar comment option to add your own comments, i.e. illegible text or uncertain names or description of drawings.
  • Use toolbar stroke through text option to transcribe crossed-out text.
  • When done press "Save Transcription" to save your work.
  • Note: If a line on one page appears to carry over on the same line on the next page, please check the next page and (if applicable) transcribe both pages together as if they are one page. Type your unified transcription under the first of the two pages.
  • View more transcription tips. (Opens in new tab)

Current Page Discussion [edit] [history]