The page for Saturday, March 23rd says:
At office 5:10 A.M. fitting out Roman Aranjo for work - Came to my house late last evening in a downpour of rain. Dreaming of Sister Dernitra Mr. Adam Moore off to Quasamambi Mine. Full head of water the past 2 days only Young Moore taking chocolate from Kitchen 2 boxes of pills - Gordon's missing from Room No 2 He and I only have the key to it. Water temporarily stopped a/c of heavy rain to-day. Afraid of break in Canal. No timber xxx help at hand to repair is same occurred. Sent up Jim Bennett to D.C.S. for work. Got it and thanked me. Found another mistake in an April a/c. Redoing my difference in August Trial Balance. Very good mood to-day. Thank God. Will say grateful prayers of thanks for the succor of our Blessed Lady. Only about 30 at windows to-night. Left office at 7 p.m. Rain 2 90/100 inches past 24 hours. Mor Moore admires D.C. Stapleton greater the more he sees of him. Wonders how he stood actions of N.Y Board at all. Boy all right arranging a drng shop. Must write Syster Lydia - It would please her One, so far this year from my Anna.
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Questions and comments:
- I think that “drng” is an abbreviation for “drawing”
- I believe this is the first mention of “Sister Dernitra”
- Now we know that “A. L. Moore”‘s first name is “Adam”