Wednesday, February 6, 2013

1863 Febuary 2 "Hopedale," Albemarle County, Va.

[from the diary of Mary S. Boyden, daughter of the Rev. Ebenezer Boyden, Rector of Walker's Church (later Christ Episcopal), Cismont, Va.)

Monday, Feb 2nd  Maria was seized this morning
with an alarming spasm while getting break
=fast.  It lasted some time, & left her as weak
as a child - Poor Sarah, screamed & cried, & was
very much frightened- We sent over for the dr
but he was not at home & did not come
all day - Ellen Lewis called today.-

MSS 4288

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