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Mary Phoebe Broughton - Diary, 1839-18411839 - 1841

by Mary Phoebe Broughton
where we had luncheon & called on Mrs Smith & family - a few miles from Paterson we met the two Mr Boydells, & Mr B brought us the rest of the way to Trevallyn in his carriage with four horses - We walked in the garden before dinner - Mr & Mrs Boydell & Mr W. Boydell dined with us. A wet night. 22nd Cloudy day - Mama was not well, & was obliged to remain upstairs - Mr R Massie called. Mr & Mrs Townshend, E & I took a drive over to Mr Boydell's in the afternoon - John Lyon dined and slept at Mr Townshend's A thunderstorm in the evening & a great deal of rain. 23rd, 24th, 25th Very wet days - we could hardly get out even into the garden. 26th Sunday - Mr Townshend read prayers & a sermon in the morning - A very wet day - Mr Crowder arrived from Merton - wet through. Mr Townshend prayer & sermon again in the evening. 27th Showery day - the two Mr Boydell's called - Mr B took Mr Crowder away with him - Wm Boydell stayed to dine and sleep. Mr Durbin also dined and slept at Trevallyn. 28th Rain again - We played billiards in the morning -