Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 3, 15 July 1843–29 February 1844

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10 September 1843 • Sunday
Sunday Sept. 10 1843 cold. & considerable rain kindld a fire in the office for the first time this fall.—
This is the first rain of any consequ[en]ce.— since the first of June.— there has been occasinl [occasional] say 3 or 4 slight showers. but not enough to wet the potato hills and the vegetables in the gardens have ginerally stopped growing on account of the drouth even corn is ser[i]ously injurd.— and much is injurd by a worm in the ear. early potatoes scarce worth digging [p. [90]]
10 September 1843 • Sunday
Sunday Sept. 10 1843 cold. & considerable rain kindld a fire in the office for the first time this fall.—
This is the first rain of any consequence.— since the first of June.— there has been occasinl [occasional] say 3 or 4 slight showers. but not enough to wet the potato hills and the vegetables in the gardens have ginerally stopped growing on account of the drouth even corn is seriously injurd.— and much is injurd by a worm in the ear. early potatoes scarce worth digging [p. [90]]
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