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Courtland Olds Diary, 1893


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February MONDAY 27 1893

Fred and I worked in the woods this forenoon again. This afternoon he went to Jarvis on business of his own, mostly to take Dora to the Doctor. Have had a beautiful day but cold. Ma has been quite poorly since last evening . Went after Aunt Lydia after dinner & took her home to night. I have been working around the barn this afternoon.

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February TUESDAY 28 1893

Fred and I have continued to work in the woods to day. For a while this forenoon we worked inside owing to rain. It has been thawing to day and raining occasionaly. To night it has become cooler. Unckle John came down this afternoon. I have spoken to him for some grass seed, mostly tymothy.

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