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

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1839 August 16} 17} Sunday 18 Read Divine Service 19} 20} Nothing extraordinary 21} 22} 23} 24} Sunday 25 Read Service at home. 26 Fresh breezes & Clear Wr. 27. Strong gales fine & Clear. 28. Rainy Wr - Employed at Clearing. 29. Cutting up & Clearing away Timber 30. Went round the difft Farms to take Stock &c. 31. Saint Wright American whaler arrived Charlotte absconded Sunday Sept 1 Read divine Service. heavy rains. 2} Nothing extraordinary. Ginger trod on the harrow & one of the tines injured his hoof 3} 4 Nothing extraordinary 5. Mr Grey called. heard of the Champions at C.Lesch. 6 The Champion in the Bay. Goods Landing 7. Goods Landing from the Champion Sunday 8. The Champion sailed last night. Strawberry Calved a Bull Calf 9. 10 11 12 13 got up the Stores from the beach some divide prevailed by the introduction of spirits. 14. Occasl showers. clearing. Sunday 15. Read Service - S.W. 16. Very high winds fine & Clear [...] work to S. Wright 17. Very heavy Rains. Day & night. Little to be done 18. Some heavy showers the River very high & still rising. Cutting wattling. [Page 66]