Saturday, February 15, 2014

Monday, Feb. 15, 1864

A busy day, finishing our preparations for Kate’s wedding which comes off tomorrow.  Lucy making & icing cake, Nancy washing, Kate making Mrs. Cutler a new merino dress to wear on the occasion.  I helping about the housework and putting the chambers in order.  Mrs. W. D. Bailey, & Mrs. Burgess called.  Mrs. Dawes & Major Dawes came on the evening train and Rev. S. A. McLean on the Wheeling Packet. Wm went to meeting & heard the Rev. Mr. Stewart of Barlow.  Nancy went home to see her brother who has just got back from Chattanooga, wounded.  She will be back tomorrow.

No comments:

Post a Comment