Made jellies, & jams of red currans. Gathered broad beans. Mushrooms begin to come in Mr Edmd White’s avenue, under the Scotch firs. The cat gets upon the roof, & catches young bats as they come forth from behind the sheet of lead at the bottom of the chimney.
Posted by sydney on Jul 15th, 1786
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