Tuesday, January 8, 2013

1862 Dec 25 "Hopedale," Albemarle County, V.

[from the diary of Mary S. Boydon of "Hopedale," Albemarle County, Va.]

Thursday 25th  A lovely day--The roads are so good
that most of us walked to chruch. I did not go
at all but stayed with J.L.  Sent a package to
the soldiers of four pair socks & three pair gloves-
In the afternoon received a box from Jrs Wellington
Gordon containing a beautiful bonnet Y pair of
undersleeves.  We have got several presents of flour
&c, & Charlotte sent a turkey.  God is so good to

MSS 4288

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