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1830
Sep.t Early in this Month, arrived at my farm where things considered were in tolerable order After one of the  most awful journies I ever experienced For dreadfully weak & ill all the time and [?] [?] this in a TAndem  I had enough of it. The first place upon the Hunter I arrived at I found appetite and comparative health, and continued from that time to get gradually better. My  vine planting of last yr. was most fortunate Every plant grew & flourished
8th.Finished a good sheep shearing about 3800 of good and commenced Harvest upon a crop of wheat then which better has never been had.
The season has latterly been most succeedingly dry and everything at present appears parched. The promises of Tobacco is by no means good. Have been about Glendon & got 
 

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