Friday, January 11, 2013

1862 December 26 "Hopedale," Albemarle County, Va.

[from the diary of Mary S. Boyden]

Friday 25th  Fanny & Father & I went to call on the
Pages at Cobham Park.  Found them a charming
family.  Miss Ellen & Miss Harriet Branham
came to spend the day - Maria took herself & child
off to Gordonsville this morning, so we have no
dependance but Sarah. But we did very well-
Mr John Lasley came to see father on business
this evening - We were much pleased with him.
Lilla & Fanny went to a little party at Mr
Rober Lewis' & had to stay all night.

MSS  4288

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