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the matter. There are nine cisterns connected together—13 cisterns in all. Laid solid brick work & solid cement. She could get no one to help her with this planning for water supply. A great and continual anxiety. She wonders if they now take care of these things. So much time she has thought of all these plans—for water, dry earth closets, &c.