Tuesday, 10th July, 1866

Found it raining this morning and continued showers through the day. Patsy and Addison weeded some of the yard walks. Bill assisted in laying them, and Zac lent a hand also after writing off his speech for the Col’s. exhibition at the close of the session. – – I pleated a buff skirt for Pigeo today. It was very troublesome.

2 comments on “Tuesday, 10th July, 1866

  1. barbie says:

    what is a buff skirt

    • Bibb says:

      I am assuming “buff” describes the color of the skirt. The term has an interesting history. Click here for the Wikipedia entry.

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