Diary of Frances Louisa Bussell 18 September - 20 October 1832

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he would not again eat at the Cuddy table until an apology had been made The affair concluded by a complete investigation into the steward's conduct for on him the blame was some means thrown and the Gents shook hands drank grog and were friends The ladies in the mean time were calmly enjoying the evening air but the party early dispersed I am tired of this kind of detail and proceed to Sunday 7 The heat becomes very great the service was performed as usual by Mr. Harris with a larger attendance of the steerage passengers than usual It is however so much curtailed that Bessey and myself with Emma retired to my own Cabin where we read together the psalms and lessons of the day. There seems no connecting link between the [Page 22]