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Friday, May 13, 2011

Monday, May 13th, 1861

To day the Steamer Ruthven came up from Galveston with Charley Lund in company with Miss Lizzie Robinson as passenger. He (Lund) having been absent from home for the past 2 weeks. James Wrigley left on the Steamer for Galveston. business very dull. weather changable throughout the day but a very hard rain at night.

1 comment:

benotforgot said...

On this date in 1861 . . . Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom issues a "proclamation of neutrality" which recognizes the breakaway states as having belligerent rights . . .