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Courtland Olds Diary, 1887

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August TUESDAY 2 1887

Lewis has continued to cut cloverseed in the field west of the woods, I have been visiting a good part of our friends. Cannot feel right to do otherwise since they have been absent from us for over thirty years and before going away were such intimate friends of my father and mother. Thier home being so far away we are not likely ever to see their faces again in this life after they leave us. Went down to Wilson Rorters this evening with Ransler.

August WEDNESDAY 3 1887

Started Lewis with the binder this forenoon in the North East Corner field of oats. Afterwards I went with my friend & relative Ransler Olds to see Unckle Holmes Matthews & Daniel Wooley, both old accaintances of my friend. Took dinner at Unckle Holmes and tea at Mr Wooleys came home by Port Dover and stopper to the prayer meeting in our church. The weather was so extremely warm that we could no enjoy outselves as we could wish.

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