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

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June 1838. Tuesday 5 NW Heavy Gales of wind. Thunder storms &c. hail & rain at intervals. Cattle not home Wednesday 6 W. Heavy Gales of wind much thunder and Lightning frequent squalls with rain & hail. - Orrick called saying he had sought the Cattle since Sunday without finding - [...] & some ale. Mia moglie not so well - Thursday 7th WNW Moderate Wr. at the beginning - Squally with Thunder Lightning & rain towards sun set. Mr. H at work & 2. Corpl & Mel E. at fence sawing posts & rails Friday 8. West.. Stormy Wr. with occasional heavy showers Mr. Hurford to Post & rail - C. & M also - Saturday 9. NW Heavy falls of rain - Thunder & Lightening - Corpl & Mel before breakft. only. Sunday 10. W. Moderate & Cloudy Wr read divine Service. Mily not present Monday 11th. West Light breezes & Cloudy Wr. [...] - The Donna not very well Tuesday 12. West Moderate Wr. - La Senhora better Wednesday 13. WNW Light Airs & Clear Wr. until noon - Then Cloudy with Light showers - Thursday 14 W.SW Moderate & Cloudy Wr. Mr. Hurford at fence with 3 - The Corpl & [...]- Some of the Cattle seen near [...] of Spring. - Friday 15 SW. Moderate Wr. Mr Hurford & 3 at fence. Corpl at [...] Saturday 16. SW. Moderate & Cloudy Wr - Madame better sitting up Sunday 17. N. Strong breezes & Cloudy Wr. [Page 34]