Tuesday, 29 August, 1865

The weather’s much warmer. Mrs. Anderson sent a message to Mrs. Garrett saying she would not dine there today. Remained home and will spend the night at Larkin’s. Will go to Mrs. Tebbs tomorrow. – – Bill delivered 41 bushels corn to Mr. Davis’ wagon. – – Nan and I are about two white cambric dresses for Mary. They are on a small scale. – – Vessels are beginning to ply the river again. Liv went to Colosse and will go from there to Will’s this evening to spend a day or two.1

  1. While there are too many possible Will’s in King William, there is circumstantial evidence later in the Journal that Caroline sometimes refers to her brother as Will.  (back)