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all the young companions they could get to come.
So now our part is to get teachers for this new supply
of pupils. Joseph Wilde, when walking home with
me in the morning, voluntarily offered his services,
as a teacher, should he be needed.

I hope he will, and may his efforts be blessed to his own
soul as well as to his scholars. Mary and I are very
anxious that he should come out more decidedly on the
Lord's side, yet as it is we have good reason to think
that he is not far from the Kingdom of God.

His morality is of the highest stamp; he is very regular
in his attendance on religious worship, and confesses
that he feels deeply interested in the subject.

In the evening Harriet and Mr Murphy, Natty and I attended
Mr Beecher's church.

Monday.. Quite warm. Spent most of the day in trimming
a hat. Harriet received a note from Cousin Thomas
stating that illness had prevented his visiting us, and
that it was necessary for him now to go directly to
Baltimore. We shall not therefore see him before he
leaves. Margaret Culbert called. -- Joseph and Mary called
in the evening and persuaded Natty and I to join them
in a moonlight ramble. It was a lovely evening and
we enjoyed the walk highly. Nat and Mary tripped gayly on
before while Joseph and I more sedately followed them
chatting pleasantly the while. Joseph would be very good company

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