Births Marriages Deaths &c. &c.
Jan 3, 1854
Arthur Quintall jun elected Chief Magistrate
Thomas Buffett & Isaac Christian councillors
Jan 1, 1854
Commencement of a new year.
Preached a sermon in aid of the funds of the Society
for the propagation of the Gospel. Dispensed
the Sacrament of the Lords Supp to 44 persons
Jan 5, 1854
A Sail reported from the S.E. at 1 P.M.
Made her out to be a Whaler.
At 5 she was close enough in for us
to read her name from the shore "Salem" New Bedford.
Alfred Nobbs badly sprained his foot
and was brought home by George Adams.
Jan 6, 1854
"Salem" sailed for the Sandwich Islands
Employed collecting the leaves of the Ponderosas for
the roof of the church
Employed thatching part of the roof of the schoolhouse
Arrived the Euprates of New Bedford
The above ship sailed for New Bedford
Jan 29, 1854
Fair weather. Attended Divine service twice,
last Sunday Rebecca Christian & William Evans were married,
which was not noted at that date through inadvertancy
Community employed completing the roof of the
Most of the inhabitants employed making sugar from
the Ti root. Blowing very hard from the N.West.
Jan 31, 1854
Mary Ellen Olivia Buffett baptized. [?].
This child was born on the 31st. of Jany.