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

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July 1839 Thursday 11th Very wet Churning. Sent over for Milk tins to Mrs Layman who lent me 2 & 2 from Mr Hurford. Brown returned from Wonnerup on account of Weather. At night was not only insolent but very profane. Terrible wind & rain Allison came to work & took up Potatoes Friday 12th Some natives kindled a fire within the palings & Brown refused to dismiss them. I was compelled to speak to him. a party of soldiers calling he and Allison were very slack at grubbing. Larcom's bed caught fire N D Wellington who has been [...] joined the Herd Saturday 13th Fine Brown ploughing for Barley and took the afternoon to Kangaroo hunt [Written in a different hand] Sunday 14 Capt Molloy returned from Swan & brought Spring to Sunday 21} 22 Larcom absconded 23} 24} 25} 26} 27} Sunday 28} nothing extraordinary sowed some barley ? 29} 30} Mr Cole & Mr Green & Tommy Turner arrived from Augusta 31} August 1} 2} 3} Sunday 4 Read Service 5} 6} 7} 8} 9} 10} Sunday 11 Read service 12} 13} 14} 15} [Page 65]