The page for Tuesday, April 30th says:
At office 6 A.M. Finished ledger balances in laborers a/c books Nos 6 and 7. End of month - very busy. Rain for past month 28 inches. Talk much with Gerald on the situation. No cargo - no mail until to-morrow. Dreaming last night of Sisters Teresa, Mary Ester. Had long hair la mismo seven Sutherland sisters. Boy in good cheer. So ends my month of April 1/3 of my journey over. Start another Novenna.
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Questions and comments:
- The Seven Sutherland Sisters were were a group of women known for their long hair. At one point, they had a combined “37 feet” of hair. They sang, and travelled with Barnum and Bailey.
- Yesterday, Nathaniel was talking about leaving in June. Today, he is contemplating another 8 months in the camp.