Friday, February 29, 2008

Diary of Betty Herndon Maury - September 11, 1861

Wednesday [11 September 1861]

Got a letter from Will this morning. The most satisfactory one I ever received from him. Says he has a faint hope of the Receivership. There are two other applicants from here, Mr. Rowe and Mr. Chew.

Last night I got one of Mrs Temple’s servants to come over and stay with me. I was afraid to be here by myself till one o’clock, when Cousin John comes in.

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