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David Allan Diary, 1877


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November. THURSDAY, 15th 1877.

This is a wet morning. At 10 Oclock it began to rain very heavy and what little work that was doing before the shower is now stopped. Fitted up pipes in dinning room stove. It rained again this evening for a short time

FRIDAY, 16th

This is a fine bright morning, and the sun shone out finely, and made a pleasant change, how long it may last. I began to set up the old 8 day Mill office clock at Higinbothams which he bought at the sale for $1.00. Peter Idington & wife called after dinner for a short time, and left Town about ½ past 4. p.m. Peter Idington & wife were here, (I borrowed $20 from him) We are to have our meeting of the Worsley Trustees on the 3d Decr.


This morning is quite a change from yesterday, it is mild so far as to allow a drizzling rain to fall, and the atmosphere is dull, and looks like more rain. It however kept fair during the afternoon but about ½ past 5 it became dull & dark with frequent flashes of lightning and about 8 Oclock a heavy shower of rain and high wind from the N. West came on and lasted for about ½ an hour

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