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Tues 29th
Reveille at 5.50 this morning & had musketry from 6 till 7 then stables & breakfast at 8 oclock. Frank Jeffreys was reprimanded this morning by Major Granville for being drunk & leaving the lines but no charge was put against him, he is Major Granvilles groom, & it is not an uncommon thing for them to be both drunk at the same time & when they are they are both on the same level & Jeffreys tells the Major what he thinks of the Officers (Granny included) & says when the Officers stop drinking he will & it generally ends up in a wordy argument, argument but the Major never crimes him & it is quite comical if one is handy enough to hear the arguments, Jeffreys would

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