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David Allan Diary, 1877


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December. MONDAY, 10th 1877.

Sabbath 9th had some snow on the ground, fallen during the night glass about Freezing, at noon began to thaw and the side walks got quite wet. This morning was mild 28º and as the day advanced it became more mild, and the snow is melting fast. A Telegram reached here about 10 am that the Steam Ship City of Berlin was all safe, having broken her Shaft when 2 days sail from reaching England


This is a very mild morning the glass at 37º and the roads getting quite slopy again. As the day advances the Sun is shinning out fine


This is a very mild morning the glass at 30º and as the day advanced it became much milder and more like Spring weather. And as the day advanced it improved, the roads also becoming more sloppy, and lots of cattle comming in for the Show tramped the mudd pretty well.

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