036_Page 34Friday 26.th. August. 1842.

Warm, and sultry, with heavy showers. I find it impossible to keep the children clean, or in order, they are wild as crows. Margaret alone to.day her girl gone to a wedding. Maria, returned from Cairo to night, had been caught in several showers. Brought me some bakers bread, and Bush, acceptable enough to me, as my fare goes hard.