Diary of Frances Louisa Bussell 15 October - 1 November 1833

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darlings & Mr Green are the only bachelors of Gentle blood in this part of the Colony At the Swan they are more plentiful but by no means so anxious to sacrifice their liberty as to strike colours to the first pair of bright eyes which are levelled at them. Have I never mentioned the pudding, cheeses, home pork and tongues all all excellent the pork selected by Mr Turner is delicious the very act of writing about it makes one hungry as we were so glad it was not beef! I am come to the last leaf of my book there is scarcely room

[Written vertically on top of the horizontal writing] Bessy is quite well & is keeping up the Augusta [...] with great spirit. [Page 23]