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after riding a short distance, his Mare became lame
he got down to discover the cause and found
that she had stuck a nail up to its head in
her foot she is now perfectly lame I never
saw an animal suffer more. She groans
audibly whenever any application is made
They have bathed it in various hot baths, rubbed
with [?] and turpentine. It does not
seem to improve. I hope it may not
be materially injured. She would be a
very serious loss, being such a valuable animal
Having been recently offered 100? $ [probably intended $1000] for her.
O Lord thy blessing attend me through
this day. Make grateful for the
mercies remove for favor me
and repining. Let thy will and not
mine be done. O Lord.
July [?] 1849. The blessed Sabbath morning.
Another six days work is done, a
Another Sabbath has begun. Lord make us rem
ember to keep holy this blessed day. Thanks be to
the mercifuil God for permitting me to see the
Glorious light of another sabbath. I have not