July 20. T.S.R. 50. 2 P.M. 91. S.S. 75. Afterbreakfast was over, Mr. & Mrs. Warrenand Anna left us, to make calls inthe neighborhood. The day has passedquietly.July 21. T.S.R. 50. 2 P.M. 96. S.S. 80. Thisafternoon, Messrs. Simeon Burt andJoseph Winslow from Drytown, arrived.They have not been here muchthis afternoon, but will spend thenight here.July 22. Wednesday. T.S.R. 59. 2 P.M. 98. S.S.82. This morning, Messrs. Burt andWinslow and Bro. George went intoStockton to see the place, Mr. & Mrs.Warren, started for home this morning,and called here as they passed.Mr. A. J. Barton also, called. Thewagon has returned from town, andthe gentlemen will remain here forthe night.July 23. T.S.R. 60. 2 P.M. 98. S.S. 77. S. L.Moore with the two gentlemen, tookbreakfast with us, after which,Messrs. Burt and Winslow startedfor home. Mr. Burt thinks of returningJuly 23. to N. E. shortly. Geo. calledthis morning.July 24. T.S.R. 54. 2 P.M.100 S.S. 87. Thisforenoon, Mr. Heath and MissMelville made us a call. She is thesister of the ladies whom I sawat Mr. Heaths', and has been residingin Stockton. She has nowapplied for the school which issoon to commence below. Georgeand Mrs. Shackford came overon horseback, and have spent theevening with us.July 25. T.S.R. 59. 2 P.M. 104. S.S. 77. This hasbeen a very warm day. This afternoonwas appointed for the examinationof candidates for the school,and two Misses Melville and MissStockford came. As no other membersof the School committee came, theDr. gave them some few questionsin writing, which he will afterwardssubject to the criticism of the othertrustees. After this, he asked thema few questions, which made theMiss Melville very uneasy. She was
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