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

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March 1839 Monday 25th SW. Orrick brought home Jack who was found at Turnscrew. Tuesday 26th SE. Bryan called & told me of the Turners civility Wednesday 27th SE. Washing. Dick returned at night from Mrs Bryan's Thursday 28th SE. Dick clearing up the New Building got some wood from Mr Herring's Friday 29th Rain Good Friday service Dick grinding wheat. Saturday 30th Much rain Corporal borrowed Wheel barrow Dick sowed Cabbage Turnips & Mangel Wurzel. Sunday 31st Rain Easter day Monday April 1st Monday 1st SE Dick put up Fence in field & let Jack loose inside Cutting seed Potatoes. Tuesday 2nd Digging up Indian corn ground for Potatoes Wednesday 3rd At 2 Corporal assisted Dick & Mr Herring to kill the Pig. The natives arrived from Vasse bringing intelligence of the arrival of the Albion Thursday 4th SE Served out 21 lbs Pork to Military Returned 4 lbs to Mrs Bryan 1/4 Pepper from her Friday 5th Dick started for Vasse with letters to Molloy & Mrs Pocklington. Got some Indian Corn flour from Mr Stewart for Jack. Saturday 6 SW. Cooking & working Sunday 7th SE. Mrs Bryan called Monday 8th SE. 2 Natives arrived from Vasse Dear Mary very unwell. [Page 57]