133_Page 131New.York. Wednesday. 20.th October 1841.

Raining in torrents in the morning, but clear at noon, mild, and pleasant. Simon’s boots, awakened me at five oclock. The Dr got up at six, but did not start on account of the rain. Garret arose at six, very reluctantly, I made him. he, and the Dr gave Simon his first lesson in the parlour. Julie, came in my bed, we laid untill seven to be out of the way. I commenced teaching Simon; how to clean brass, he will soon learn to do his work; faithfully…

The Dr. left us early for the Boat. The afternoon was quite clear and pleasant.

 

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