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Courtland Olds Diary, 1887


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March SATURDAY 19 1887

Worked away at my harrows this forenoon as usual. This afternoon however I went out to Dover in accordance with a promise made last week to Mr Cayley and Mr Varey, had some business matters to settle with them. Came home by James Holcombs where I took tea. James had just returned from Pelham where he has been for a couple of weeks taking care of his father in his last sickness. He is still alive though and but, cannot live long the doctors say.

March SUNDAY 20 1887

Ma and I with Bertha went out to chuch togather this morning for the first time in a good while. Enjoyed the morning service tolerably well. Stoped for dinner at William Watts and from there went out to Dover for the evening service. The minister preached about some prevailing public sins, and very effectively too. Enjoyed the evening discourse very much. The congregation was also quite large. Called to see Mrs Clarke who is somewhat unwell to do.

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