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Sunday, April 17, 2011

Wednesday, April 17th, 1861

To day James Wrigley & Mrs. Gayle arrived home on the steamer Ruthven from Galveston. I assisted in loading the Steamer Lone Star for the upper river. Florence has had a fever for 2 days, caused from the effect of dentition. Not much business doing. weather clear and pleasant.

1 comment:

benotforgot said...

On this date in 1861 . . . the state of Virginia secedes from the Union . . .