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

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January 1839 Wednesday 2nd SE Strong Gales & Squally Wr. a party 21 went in search of the terrier dog. saw the Mare who was doing well Thursday 3rd SE More moderate. Mr Hurford & Robt Moore came before me and signed a deed of seperation. Mr. Elliot got his Mare over. Moore empd. in putting a fence round my infants grave. Friday 4. N.E. Strong breezes but saltry withal. - The Corpl reaping Saturday 5. NW. Moderate breezes & Cloudy Wr. - went on the Lake side to Mr. Kellams grant to look after the scarifier - found it not. - - Sunday 6. NW. Moderate & Cloudy Wr. read Service "en famille" - Monday 7. NW. Calm & Cloudy Wr. Mr. Elliot & party left accompanied by Robt Moore for the Vasse Tuesday 8. N. to S.W. Light breezes & Cloudy Wr some showers during the night employed cleaning out the well & taking up potatoes. Wednesday 9. SW. Light airs & Cloudy Wr. took up some potatoes Thursday 10. NW. Moderate breezes & fine Wr. - Friday 11 SW. Fresh breezes & Cloudy some showers during the night painted the Dingey. - Saturday 12. West. Calm - Light airs about noon some Light showers & Cloudy Wr. - Settled with Corpl Sullivan. Sunday 13. S.W. Moderate breezes & Cloudy Wr. Monday 14 S.E Blowing Fresh - packed up some Wine in Cases Tuesday 15 Do. Strong Gales - picked some potatoes - Settled with Melaney & Ryan yesterday omitted the [...] in [...] The Corporal commenced thrashing the Wheat agreed on Monday to give him one shilling pr. Bushel for thrashing, cleaning & binding up the Straw. Wednesday 16 SE. Strong breezes & Clear. [Page 51]