Diary of John and Georgiana Molloy: 1 July 1837 - 21 February 1840

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April 1838 Thursday 12th SW Fresh breezes & Cloudy Wr some rain in the Evening. Mr Green & Mr Camfield returned in the Dingay. bringing home [...] Ladder Tank[?] for [...] returned abt. 5 oClock - oxen to Mrs Hept. to plough. Friday 13th S.E. Weighed bag of Sugar from Mr Scott 136 lbs gross. 38 lbs [...] = 174 charged. (Brown was present) Much rain in the early part of the day. read Service & a Homily. Saturday 14 N. Gentle breezes & Cloudy Wr. Winnowed the Barley & weighed it = 9 Bushels produced from [...]18 on 32 poles of ground

            F.     B.    P.
           32 :  9  :: 160 : 45 bushels per acre :
            8  :  9  ::  40
            -   :  9  :     5 :
   Kate and foal were seen today: the Cattle not at home - Mr. Camfield out on a Pic-nic to the Conical hills, with the Turners & Mr Green

Sunday 15th. NW. Cloudy Wr. Light winds - Mr. Camfield returned safe abt. 9½ oClock performed divine Service the Mily attended read Wilson Monday 16. NW. Rain during the night Strong Gales Cloudy Wr. succeeding. Empd on the road - ploughed up the Westn quarter of the Garden Messrs Green & Camfield [...] [...] - 2 [...] to Mrs Heppingstone. 11/- Bobby [...] Tuesday 17. N.W. Moderate Wr. with occasl showers oxen drawing wood Empd Messrs Green & Camfield accpd me on a Road clearing excursion Slept abt. 7 miles from Glenarts Wednesday 18. Some showers during the day cleared up to Glenarts where we bivouaced. Thursday 19. Returned - clearing up & overlooking our former days work arrived at Augusta about 7 oClock. Friday 20. S.E Moderate & Clear Wr ploughed the Killiter. Mr. Hurford put up some weather boarding in the new building [Page 28]