Scripto | Transcribe Page

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

Courtland Olds Diary, 1887

Olds_110.pdf

« previous page | next page » |

Current Page Transcription [edit] [history]

August THURSDAY 4 1887

Lewis started the plough again to day in the sod field next to Mr. Brides Joe has been helping me in the oat field. He has shocked up while I have been cuting with the binder in North East corner field. Do not find the oats extra crop on account of the very dry weather, no doubt. There are many short sports in the field. Went down to Unckle Joe. McFells this evening where our friends and my mother have been visiting this afternoon. Still as not and dry as ever.

August FRIDAY 5 1887

I have been exceedingly buisy to day. cuting oats in big N. E. Corner field. Got started in the New ground field besides finishing all that was fit to cut in the other. The machine has worked splendidly throughout. Sent Joe to help Jim. Challand thresh this afternoon. Wes. has been ploughing in the field next to McBrides. The ground is extremely dry yet strange to say it ploughs well. Had Mrs {Conium?} of Hamilton also the two Mrs. Aldersons to visit us to day.

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]