[from the diary of Eliza Oswald Hill, refugee from Wilmington, N.C.]
Monday. Mrs. Mallett spent the day with us helping Sarah
with Wms dresses. I passed the morning & part of the
evening with her in Mrs Walter's rooms--After tea Sarah
read Nathalie aloud in my room & we all think it very
interesting--The ladies who arrived on Sunday with their
escorts left this forenoon for Willis boro'