1862 July 31
[from the diary of Anne Madison Willis Ambler]
Hearing there were shoes & cotton at Mr Porters
we walked down but he denied have[sic]
said that he had any to sell & we bought
some yarn & returned.
stopped at the mill & weighed–Patty weighed
115 lbs. Emma-144– I-129–little F.
45–Emma was shocked at her weight.
she is very fat–
[partially transcribed by her granddaughter Anne Madison Wright Baylor in 1972]