Diary of Frances Louisa Bussell 3 - 16 November 1833

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certainty as themselves. We were busy all the morning too busy to send for your box Mrs Molloy made Johnny dine with us. We each sate down to their pork & damper gypsey fashion It was their intention to return to the Adelphi the same evening The soldiers declared off as "the work was too hard for them" I should like those men in the peninsula for a campaign said Captain Molloy And I should like them in the bush for a fortnight said John. After dinner I returned to my "boys" and found them trying to snatch [Page 11]