May 9. Weather very rainy. Was busilyengaged all the morning, packingmy Eolian and mailing upmy boxes of clothing for shippinground Cape Horn. I feel thatit is quite probable that I maynever see my dear music again.Took leave of Plymouth friends,and proceeded in our journey,stopping at Boston. Here I metMrs. Clopp. She was much surprisedto see me not havingheard of my intended journeyto California. Dined at Dr.Moore's, then proceeded on toNashua, arriving there about 7.o'clock. Met in the evening somefriends who are talking of taking
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