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Mary Phoebe Broughton - Diary, 1839-18411839 - 1841

by Mary Phoebe Broughton
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10th Another very hot day - we could not go out. James Lyon returned home after breakfast. Mr Durbin dined with us. 11th Emily & I went for a ride with Wm Boydell to the top of a hill from which we had a beautiful view of Trevallyn &etc. Rather a cloudy day. Mr Robert Massie called. Mr Rolleston dined with us. 12th Mr Durbin called. E & I & B & Mr Lyon went for a ride after luncheon. Whilst we were at dinner Mr & Mrs A. Glennie passed by on their way home & left a letter from Papa dated Dulwich. 13th A hot day. Mr Townshend and Captain Champaine called on their way down from the Allyn Dr Park dineed with us. Mr Rolleston dined with us and remained all night. A thunderstorm in the afternoon. 14th It rained hard nearly all day. Mr Boydell, Wm. Boydell & John Lyon went off early to meet Papa on his way from Glendon & after meeting with many difficulties on account of the state of the road they arrived at Camyr Allyn late to dinner. 15th It rained on the morning, but was fine in the afternoon. Mr Townshend called Emily & I went out riding in turns on Hector with Wm. Boydell. Mr & Mrs Tonwshend & John Lyon dined with us. 16th A most beautiful day - Papa & Mama went over to Trevallyn in Mr Townshend's carriage,