Tuesday, January 15, 2013

1862 December 27 "Hopedale," Albemarle County, Va.

Saturday 27--The girls returned & said they were
invited to Mr Sampson's tonight, but I dont
think they can go-for there is no one to drive
them - Thornton Roger is now at home, & is going
on as absendly[sic] as usual - Edward Mead is
a father.  His son was born about a fortnight ago -
Emily is doing well - They propose to call the
babe Henry Zachariah after both its grandfathers-

MSS 4288

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