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Courtland Olds Diary, 1887


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May SUNDAY 22 1887

Went out to church alone this morning me not feeling we on ough to go. The young brother Bair from Walsh preached to us very acceptably. He is a remarkably gifted young man promises to become very useful as a preacher of the word. Went out again this evening takeing ma and Bertha with me The same Brother preached to us again. Enjoyed our class meeting, though our new way of conductivity makes me feel rather awkward. But, the Good Lord has been with us to day.

May MONDAY 23 1887

The men have been working to day as usual. Lewis has been ploughing potatoe ground harrowing and marking out the same. Joe has been building fence on the front concession most of the time. I have been working in the garden & c. Went up to Simcoe this evening to take the Tree-delivery papers to Mr. Lemon. She latter is going up to St. Thomas in a day or so to settle up with Mr. Mackay. Considerable preperation appears to be going on in Simcoe for the celebration to morrow.

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