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Roseltha Goble Diary, 1857-1858


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Tuesday 31st As usal {usual?} today Father intended going for a girl but has been too busy at the mill, has concluded to wait & go tomorrow. I hope he may succeed. A very beautiful day. Lissa & Mrs. Cromwell called this morning they had been for a walk

Wednesday April 1st Father has been successful to-day in getting the promise of a girl to come to-morrow. I hope she will not disapoint us. I received a letter from Cousin Rachel. She does not write very well but she is a kindhearted girl I like to hear from her. But it is very cold to-night and I must hasten and retire. Good night.

Thursday 2nd. Disapointed again The girl Father engaged yesterday has not come, 'tis vexatious. I wonder what can be the reason. Wrote today to Cousin Mary I have not heard from her since last fall.

Friday 3rd. Father has gone to Blenheim to day I would liked to have went with him but that was an impossibility. I hope he will not be gone long. Daniel brought from the office this evening a letter from {two words illegible}

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