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Roseltha Goble Diary, 1857-1858


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her beneath the "Hosia tree," in a strange land, far from her kindred and home.

Friday 17th received a paper & note today from J S. G. requesting an answer to his letter. I must write him. Saturday 18th wrote this evening to Anna G & Mrs Cole very sleepy must retire.

Monday 21st Clarinda went home yesterday morning promising to be back in time for supper and has not come yet 'tis too provoking. What are such girls good for. Father has engaged another one & will send for her in the morning.

Tuesday 22nd Sent this morning for the girl & succeeded in getting her her name is Elizabeth Quinn, a clever, tidy looking girl. I do hope she will do better than the others 'tis so wearying this continual change & trouble about servants Wrote this evening to J. G. G. I do not do anything improper in my corresponding with him an old friend of my childhood.

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