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Courtland Olds Diary, 1895


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June FRIDAY 7 1895

Worked this forenoon at cuting and helping get up wood for Mr Awfords, his boy George having helped me get up threshing wood yesterday. Have been geting the wood from John Marrs chopping. This afternoon Jim and I have been getting out manure to put arround the young apple trees in the orchard This has been almost our first chance to do this work.

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June SATURDAY 8 1895

Have coupled our job of manuring young apple trees this afternoon with Jims help, after a long time. Went out to Port Dover this evening taking my mother with me. Had a letter from my old friend W J.W. Mackay of St Thomas stating that his only son had just died from the effects of Gas. Went out Find by to days papers that the price of wheat is still on the rise.

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