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

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December 6548 Julian period. Sunday 20 70/8 Much Thunder during the night. Much rain during the day Performed Divine Service. Monday 21 NW. 72/4 Cloudy & Sultry at times. Tuesday 22 NW. 67/9 The Fanny arrived - some showers during the day the Weather Cloudy. Wednesday 23 NW. 60 Showers during the day. Recd 2 Boxes per Fanny Thursday 24 West. 65 Settled with Mr. Curtis for Carriage of Goods & Smith's Account at the Sound gave him an I.O.U for for £2.12.0 - Mr. Curtis undertakes to bring my Cattle from the Sound viz the Cow & Bull & Calf for Eight pounds or in the event of the Bull being sold to Charge six for the Cow & Calf. Bt of Mr. Turner 1 Sail [...] hook 1/6, 1 Powder Flask 7/- 1 Shotbelt 13/- Shoes for Sabina 6/6. Friday 25 NW. 66/6 Christmas Day performed Divine Service. Saturday 26 S.E 66/7 Richard Connor 1 pr Blankets & Key not pd for to Mr Curtis - Emma Mould left per Fanny for K. Georges Sound. Sunday 27 S. 65/7 73/12 Strong breezes & Clear Wr. the Fanny in the bay - performed Divine Service Monday 28 S.E 65/6 Corporal Gile empd repairing the boat from abt 10 oClock. The Fanny is endevoring to come within the reef - struck several times on the rock - purchased 4 pieces of wood from Mr Turner for Boat Timber. 4/- it blew hard during the preceding night. Tuesday 29 62/6 Moderate Wr. allowed Richard to leave my Service on paying the balance of his Acct. [Page 30]