Reverend Robert James Roberts Diary 1901 (A/E/R54/R54 1901)
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I also found one of one sheep dead in No. 2 field, K___ 1st day of the fan___ one dark + gloomy, some ____ fell last night + tom and a___ if champed to s___ ___ however method ___ as f___ it fell. In _______ from oh? with P.R, ___ Roberts + Ran___ Thy ___ me _______ + some around this morning to Victoria P + R S__ A___ off with this g__ to Maya love by love an thy had taken pm ___ R__ and ____ have. Tuesday 2 January 1901, Up by lamplight ___ lamb this morning (___ + a ram). ___ to R. 7 Shepard ___