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Roseltha Goble Diary, 1857-1858


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us, even in Walsingham. Last Sunday father & I went out for a ride and called at Mr. Clark's about two miles from here A Mill owner. They seem well informed, inteligent people. I received letters last week from Cousin Jo, Lissa and J. G. G. within the last an invitation to attend the Provincal Fair at Brantford this month. I should very much like to go but I think I shall decline the invitation. I cannot very well leave home. The girl I have here is so very slow and inefficient. -- Mr. D. my old widower friend wrote a piece in my album. Original I presume for I am sure no one else could write such "incomprehensible" poetry. It is beyond my comprehension altogether. He commences by saying we should not mourn for departed friends. Meaning I suppose his first wife. The second verse I cannot for my life make out what the man means at all. The Last verse comes to the point most decidedly. The burden

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