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Sep 30th
Friday. 4 oclk Ladies Committee. members present 5
do . 5 oclk Gentlemens Com members present when
Mrs Thos Roberts was appointed Matron.

Oct: 4th Ladies Committee. Members present 5

Wednesday Mrs Goodletty spent an hour in giving
5th instructions to matron and receiving
an inmate. Mr Howitt held a temperance meeting
inmates all quiet and orderly at morn. & eve. prayer

Thursday Matron very short of sewing for the girls. cut
6th up 2 yards print for 2 sun bonnets & calico pillowslips
etc for stock - rather than have them idle.
Proposed that each girl learn a verse of
scripture and repeat the same when assembled
for eve prayers.
purchased 1/2 dozn combs & 3 small do. and
distributed them. they promised to keep
their hair tidy and clean. which was
impossible before.
Melinda is very unwell, not able to leave her
Emily Reid.

Friday 7th Several of the girls worked very hard in Scouring
bed rooms, cleaning windows - besides

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