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Mary Phoebe Broughton - Diary, 1839-18411839 - 1841

by Mary Phoebe Broughton
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afterwards went to the Village & Gresford Lodge. Mr Townshend & Mr Fenwick rode with us. Mr Crowder & John Lyon dined and slept at Mr Boydell's. 22nd Mr Boydell, John Lyon & Mr Crowder went away before breakfast, & went down in a boat with Mr Townshend to meet the William steamer coming up to Paterson. Mama, Mrs B., E & I walked in the garden in the afternoon. The three gentlemen returned to dinner - 23rd Sunday Mr Boydell read prayers in the morning . A very hot day - Mr & Mrs Townshend, John Lyon Hamon Massie & Mr Durbin dined with us. Mr Crowder went home afterwards. 24th Mr Boydell drove Mama, E & I to Paterson after breakfast. John Lyon & Hamon Massie went with us. We went on board the William the 4th to go to Morpeth but the steamer stuck several times & we were at last obliged to leave her & go to the Inn at Paterson to sleep. 25th We went on board the steamer between 5 and 6 in the morning, and arrived at Mrs Close's to breakfast where Mr Boydell, Mr Lyon, & Mr Massie took leave of us. It rained nearly all day - the Earl Grey arrived at Sydney from England & Miss Davies went to Mr E. Manning's 26th Mama, E & I left Morpeth in the Tamar - Papa came on board at Raymond Terrace & Mr Bloxsome etc. at Newcastle - we arrived in Sydney between 11 & 12 o'clock - came home in a hired carriage - brought Mr Bloxsome as far as King Street with us. 27th Willam Boydell called before returning to the Paterson - Mr Dunn, the Macquiods, Mr Crawley, Mrs Jones ….