Diary of Frances Louisa Bussell 3 - 16 November 1833

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poultry on Captain Molloy's Island with Phoebe & Emma the washing tubs and a corn mill It is impossible to have Emma in attendance here as she would rob us of every thing Bessy & I can manage every thing for ourselves The washing we shall send up weekly to the Island with the servants' rations I read Lenox your dear long letter and sent it to Bessie to console her Vimey said when he heard of our accident "Well after all it is a providential thing we might have been induced to linger on here if every thing had been comfortable and now we have nothing to detain [Page 5]