Saturday, November 17, 2012

1862 November 18 Chapel Hill, N.C.

[from the diary of Eliza Oswald Hill, refugee from Wilmington, N.C.]

Tuesday 18th  Drizzling & cloudy--Sarah has received two letters
one from Fred one from her mother--Both well--I received
one from Mr R Bradley--& had the pleasure of seeing Miss Lizzie
DeRosset here again--They came in a private carriage from
Pittsboro'-& took the Hack here for Hillsboro' where they re
-side they had doctor John Swan's son Alexander as an
escort-& he is a polite handsome young man-Sarah
has gone to afternoon service I forgot until too late-
I have written Tom & Mary both to day--& have been dis-
appointed in not seeing Eliza--Mrs Phillips told me she
thought she & Carney would be here to dinner but they have
not come--

MSS 6960

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