1862 July 31 “Clifton,” Fauquier County, Va.

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]

MSS 15406

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