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Courtland Olds Diary, 1887


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December MONDAY 26 1887

Had plenty of chores to do myself to day to keep me buisy. Had a houseful of visitors

with us, besides. My Sister and


wife with Mr & Mrs Clarke.


were with us.


evening and, as



and a


with us.


about the evening with us, as well.

December TUESDAY 27 1887

On account of

numerous visitors yesterday and last night I failed to get any of the


ways behind.

My Sister and her husband are still with us and went


this afternoon I have been as closely

as ever at doing


my work by eight-O-clock in the eve-ning, by close diligence through the day.

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