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William Fitzgerald Diary, 1892-1893

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Febuary 13 th 1892

Sat. 13.

Very Brillant northern ligths tonight. So red and beautiful {their?} reflection on the snow made it appear coloured,

Sun. 14.

Cloudy and cold. Commenced storming about 3, OClock, P.M. from the east severest of the season eclipsing all previous storms and still stroming at nine P.M. Alfred Brown & wife here to-day. and brought Ida home with them. after a visit of about three weeks. Alfred and Nancy stay tonight on account of the strom.

Mon. 15.

Cold. but beautiful day, yesterday snow storm was about 8 inches.

Tue. 16.

Very cold day, 20º below zero. but bright lovely day

Wed. 17.

Bright and lovely day, 28º below zero this morning

February 18. th 1892

Thu. 18.

Quite mild in the morning. sun shining for a while then dull and cloudy, sun shining a little while at sunset. Jack, dealt for Stallion

Fri. 19.

Dull and cloudy, commenced storming about 3 OClock P.M. from the east

Sat. 20.

About 3 inches of snow fall during the night previous, dull and cloudy to-day wind east accompanied by a light mist, almost rain

Sun. 21.

Warm, dull and cloudy, misty tonight

Mon. 22.

Beautiful day snow melting fast

Tue. 23.

Another lovely day snow going fast

Wed. 24.

Still another fine day, as the two above

Thu. 25.

Beautiful bright warm day thawing

Fri 26

Bright and warm in the foremorn. Turning colder about 3 OClock P.M. heavy gale kept up all night from the north east very cold about midnight. grand northern lights illuminating the whole heavens,

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