A very beautiful day. Nan and I attended Zion, drove Shakespeare and Fannie. Had some trouble with the former on the sandy hill. – – Bill remained at home as his custom is for his own particular reason. – – Cousin Lem immersed his daughter-in-law this morning and was suffering very much with neuralgia.1 – – Sent my letter to Ju by Washington, requesting him to send it to Richmond by the 1st opportunity. – – We returned home to dinner. Nan slept nearly all the evening. She is very much indisposed.
- This would have been Mary Beverly [Robinson] Edwards, 17, wife of Presley Coleman Edwards, Lemuel’s second son. (back)