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August 1860 Hampton Hill

This morning the pain was subsided somewhat, though there is much soreness about the parts, & feel very weak. Lyd went in last night to stay at Mrs. Heywards.
Afternoon. Dr Coffin paid me a visit this morning & thinks his patients (the three carbuncles) are doing very well. I have felt more comfortable today, & rather stronger though there is yet much soreness about the lanced parts, I am compelled to use crutches to move about with
Mr Thomas Deas came up last night & went on today westwardly, joining his brother States, who came up by the day train. Mrs Dawson is still in town.

Th. 2 Meeting of Aiken V.G. & Hort. Assn. I was too unwell to attend & Mr. Cornish V.P. presided. Col Aldrich opened the discussion on the cultivation of grape for wine making, & Caradeuc, Yeadon Gregg & others participated. I sent in very fine bunches of Catawba, & Warren

  • Title

    Henry William Ravenel, 1814-1887: Private Journal 1859-1860:Page 125

  • Date



  • Subject

    Aiken County (S.C.)--History

    South Carolina--Social conditions

    Ravenel family

    Fungi of Carolina

    Illustrated by Natural Specimens of the Species

    Botanists--South Carolina--History--19th century

    Berkeley County (S.C.)--History--19th century

    Botanists--South Carolina--History--19th century

    South Carolina--Social conditions

    United States--Description and travel

    Aiken County (S.C.)--History

  • Description

    Unknown or Not Applicable

  • People

    Aiken Vine Growing & Horticultural Association

    Caradeuc, James Achille de, 1816-1895

  • Location

    Aiken County (S.C.)

  • Scientific Plant Names

    Unknown or Not Applicable

  • Common Plant Names


    Catawba Grape

    Warren Grape

  • Contributing Institution

    University of South Carolina. South Caroliniana Library