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Courtland Olds Diary, 1887


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May MONDAY 16 1887

Have been buisy at sundry jobs to day. Got out potatoes this afternoon. The boys finished planting corn on the Flat to to day. I went out to Dover this evening to attend a Q Special meeting of official board to consider the advisability of creating a station of Port Dover Methodist church. The After some considerable discussion, a vote was taken which was unanimous for the change. Woodhouse people are very backward in raising their share of ministers salary & even refuse to pay some sixty dollars.

May TUESDAY 17 1887

The boys have been cleaning some ditches in the new ground field this forenoon. This afternoon they have been fixing fence. Set one cattle out to day on pasture for the first. Have comenced by turning on field for seed. I went to see John & William Watts about about raising a little more for ministers support in case of the proposed change should take place. Have been takeing after maple trees to set out this afternoon, to set out. Called at Mr. Cindy's on the way home & took tea.

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