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Mary Phoebe Broughton - Diary, 1839-18411839 - 1841
Transcript:Mr Durbin and B went away after luncheon - 29th Very wet day - The two Mr Boydells rode over to Trevallyn in the afternoon. 30th Mr Durbin called - Wm Boydell took me for my first ride on Hector, & afterwards Emily took a ride - A very pleasant day - Mr & Mrs Boydell, Mr Crowder & Mr Durbin called at Trevallyn in the evening. Wm B. dined with us. 31st Wm Boydell came to fetch Emily & me for a ride & we rode with him to Camyr Allyn - Mama, Mr & Mrs Townshend came over to dine at the Boydell's & returned to Trevallyn at night, but E & I remained. 1st Mr Boydell went to fetch Mama in his carriage. The two Mr Bs, E & I took a delightful ride to the water-fall in the evening. A strong southerly gale in the evening. 2nd Sunday - Mr Boydell read prayers in the morning - John Lyon came over from his brother's to stay at Mr Boydell's - We dined early & afterwards all went for a walk. Captain Evans & Mr Russell arrived at Camyr Allyn. 3rd Mama, Mr & Mrs Boydell & Captain Evans went in the carriage & Emily & I, B & Mr Russell rode to the village of Gresford that is to be - John Lyon came to meet us & rode back with us. Mrs Townshend called. 4th Captain Evans & Mr Russell left Camyr Allyn - Mr Boydell & John Lyon went to a sale of cattle & did not return till late to dinner - Emily & I & B took a ride to Caergwyrle (sic).