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

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March Wednesday 18 63/6 73/12 66/7 Calm. Cloudy Wr.. LIght breezes from the South at noon [...] boat & forman to Mr Hurford - Barrelled some Oats Thursday 19. 58/6 69/12 West. Cloudy - several native fires Mr [2 words illeg] in [...] garden[?] Friday 20 65/6 66/6 South. Heard Mr Hurford adjudicated between him & Mr Turner. Mr B back home in the [...] Saturday 21 63/6 South. Calm & mild in the morning. The [2 words illeg] in the Garden. Oxen employed at Turnwood - none on 16" - 17" (4 oxen) 18 19 20 21 (2 oxen) each day Sunday 22 56/6 S.E. Clear Wr. Mr Bussell's bull in the garden morning & evening performed divine Service Monday 23 66/6 70/6 S.W. Cloudy Wr Tuesday 24 58/6 S.E. obtained some signatures to Memorandum concerning the Town grants. Wednesday 25 60/6 73/6 S.E. Gave Ludlow a form of an application for a Town grant at the Vasse - The party for that place left this morning a large native burning on the West side of Mr. Turners boundary. Thursday 26 60/6 73/6 NW. Some heavy showers went to the Island made an unsuccessful search after the Tup I conclude him to be lost. to me either by natural death or Canine destruction. on my return heard of the melancholy fate of Mrs Smith - ordered the Constable to search for, arrest & imprison Andrew Smith her husband until inquiring etc. be had on the cause of the death - experienced some few Claps of Thunder [Page 8]