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David Allan Diary, 1877


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November. THURSDAY, 22d 1877.

This is a mild dull wet morning, with a continuos fine close rain with the glass at 42º, and the grass quite green yet. The Church was very well attended to day, and we got a splended Sermon from Mr Smith. The day has continued wet


This is a thick misty morning, all wet around us and quite calm and mild, glass 41º at ½ past 7 a.m.


This is a very wet morning dark and dull, the rain continuing all morning, glass 44º at 7 a.m. The wind from the N East and getting colder as the day advances, and still raining. About ½ past 10 this forenoon the New addition to Williamsons with a loud noise, the whole front of the upper story and the half of the middle one, and a portion of the end wall and many of the joists broken in peices.

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