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August 1860 Hampton Hill

grapes, & of Peaches, Crawfords Late Bordeaux, Wards late free & Druid-Hill. I hear from my family, who went in that it a pleasant & interesting meeting, & well attended
I have been feeling stronger today, but am still obliged to move on crutches.

F. 3 This morning I had a visit from James Gaillard & Dr Langley who sat with me for an hour or more.
Received a letter from Rene. He says he expects to go travelling somewhere soon. He has been an invalid all summer & feels the need of a change. He says Wm Jervey & Catherine are in Pinopolis & that they & John Henry Porcher expect to leave shortly for Liverpool
He reports John Waring very sick in Pinopolis with Typhoid fever. Pa speaks of going away but has not decided where. Thomas & Elizabeth were to leave next week for Aiken to be at Hatty Heyward's wedding.
Jimmy who went after my runaway cow, found her beyond the Edisto river 16 miles off & brought her back.

  • Title

    Henry William Ravenel, 1814-1887: Private Journal 1859-1860:Page 126

  • Date

    1860-08-02

    1860-08-03

  • 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

    Unknown or Not Applicable

  • Location

    Aiken County (S.C.)

  • Scientific Plant Names

    Unknown or Not Applicable

  • Common Plant Names

    Grapes

    Peach

  • Contributing Institution

    University of South Carolina. South Caroliniana Library