Tuesday. 13. July. /52 Sing Sing
Showers, the air cool.
How gratefull this soft rain,
we need it so much the ground is parched, and every
thing burnt up. But providence smiles on his creatures,
and gives them every good thing.
I do not feel as well as usual, as faint
feeling oweing [sic] to my bowels, comes over me; but soon
Prepared leaving for Margaret, cut out four
pair pantaloons , two Julia, and two pair for myself.
Must finish my skirt.
Margaret complains of her fare, gets nothing to eat.
I must speak on this subject; to Mrs S.
At three oclock Louis, Remsen, and I went to S.Sing.
I put Remsen on a sloop called the Marietta, to sail to
New York. He was very anxious to go, his father consented
and told me to give him to the Capt’s care.
I remained an hour to see them off, but did not re.
main long enough. The wind blew fresh, and the river
was very rough. Nothing could daunt Remsens courage.
he seemed delighted with the prospect; and was full
of charming anticipations. I bade him good.bye, and
determined never to put a son of mine on a sloop again.
Called at the ice cream Saloon, Louis took cream &
soda water. Our ride home pleasant. Showers in
the distance? I feel lost without the children, miss their
Met the Keymes and Mr Knowlton.
We watched Remsens Sloop, unitll dark, I think
he will be sick from the motion of the boat.
Cool after the rain, a few moschetoes [sic] in my room.
I could not sleep well, but felt anxious.