Saturday, 3 September, 1864

A very good day for travelling, or anything else. The hands finished weeding the turnips today. I finished Nan’s Va. Cloth skirt for her to wear to Church tomorrow. Pigeo’s about her dress. – – Rose and Stuart have certainly tried my patience today. – – Pigeo and Nan made some very nice molasses of watermelons today.1Molasses of Watermelons!? – – Patsy and Parky are still out. I’ve had very little spinning done this Fall. – – Had sage picked today by Frank. Dellah does very little at weaving. – – Rose wrote to her Mother. Her first letter.

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