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William Law Ogilby Diary

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April 29th. Raining hard all day: go out for a deer bring home two one young buck and a doe: some out washing for gold in creeks. no colours; but black sand is found. everyone has gold fever now:

April 30th. raining buckets full today. So hard that no one goes out of camp. very hard up for reading matters. Some boys reading almanacks and how Mother Seigel's Syrup was discontinued: I heard later a good yarn of the age of a woman gives up all hope of matrimony. So they decided to leave it for the grandmother who was 80 years of age to answer when asked, replied "You will have to ask some one older than me my dear"

May 1st. Sunday once again busy at the wash tub today we have rather a novel way of wash clothes on a survey as illustration shows

BC Archives, AAAA1452 File 1 / OGILBY, William Law / Diary, 27 Mar to 8 Oct 1892.

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