Diary 01: Diary of John and Georgiana Molloy: 28 January 1835 - 8 April 1837

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March 1835 Wednesday 11th 65/6 73/12 68/0 S.E. More moderate. Thursday 12 68/5 76/12 Early pt. Calm - [...] NW. Strong breezes from the NW. drew a bilo for £30 in favor of Capt Toby. The Ellen laying off and on, the Weather moderating enabled him to drag for her Anchors. large native fires - Mr H. Kellam house burnt Friday 13th 70/6 75/12 N.W. 13th Strong breezes the Ellen recovered about 70 fathoms of Chain cable this morning - the breeze freshening. She sailed about 10 oClock Dawson returned from Turnwood the followg Amt of work done by the Oxen 9th 2 ox 10:11 & 12: 4 oxen each day 13:[...] Saturday 14 70/7 75/12 West. Moderate wn with rain - 13 & 14 - 4 oxen each day [...] Sunday 15 68/11 73/3 North Cloudy Wr. performed Divine Service some rain fell during the night Monday 16th 67/7 60/0 67 £3. 10 shilling West. Cloudy, purchased some stores condemned[?]. The Mill Gear [...] three pounds to Dawson on Acct Ten shillings to [...] Do arranged to pay Staples [...] £30 on receiving an acquaintance from him, recd a letter from Mr. Chas Bussell enclosing another from his brother John [...] that their search for the horse that escaped from me at the [...] River stage by on the Rapids was ineffectual - traced the rapids to the Sea Tuesday 17th 68/7 66/5 West Squally Wr & Cloudy - Mr Hurford. Both large & small Boats to bring his corn down the River - St Patricks day reengaged Richard Connor at the rate of twelve pound for [2 words illeg] for & six Calendar months advanced him beyond his balance 11/0. Boats Mr Hurford [...] Ro 11/6 [Page 7]