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September 1-3, 1863

Tuesday, September 1, 1863.

we met some of the familyes People i believe i saw I received a letter from E J Poor Mary is very sick yet i feel very ansious about her no word from Nell this evening harriet

Wednesday 2

and i went over to Johnsons we had nice fun i have just finished a letter to E J and one to Mary Poor girl she is so ill I feel quite worried about her

Thursday 3

very Pleasant to day i have bin very busy all day sewing i have not heard a word from Nell i expect a letter tomorrow harriet and i have had grand bin this week

Annotation 1

In Alfred’s absence, his wife Mary and the couple’s young son, Frank, might have been staying with EJ and Sarah.


One Response to “September 1-3, 1863”

  1. January 12, 2017 at 3:44 PM #

    It seems likely that Davis writes “i have had grand fun this week” not “grand bin” in the Sept 3 entry.

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