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Courtland Olds Diary, 1887


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September SUNDAY 11 1887

Took Bertha and Leilia with me to church this morning. Did not feel as much proffited as on other days, but, the Lord was with us, in our very midst. Spent the ballance of the day at home in reading & meditation. proffit not without being blessed thereby. Am somewhat unwell to night from having eaten something for dinner that did not agree with me. Did not go to church this eveing on account of darkness and rain. My sould is greatly drawn out after God.

September MONDAY 12 1887

Did not have a very good night rest on account of illness. Got off with Leilia this morning however & took her to Dover in time for the eight o'clock train. Called at W. J. Carpenters and at Mr. Stimps to make enquiries about a servant girl. Have spent the whole day in trying to find one. With the exception of Mifs {Mannance?} Williams who promised to come next Monday if we wanted her at that time, I have failed to make a success of the days labour. Wisley has been drilling wheat again to day.

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