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April 1871 Hampton hill

W. 26 There is a meeting of the vestry of St Thaddeus Ch. today, but I am too weak to go in, & have written to Mr Griffith not to send
Atty went in this afternoon to attend the wedding tonight William Chafee & Miss Latham, at the church

Th. 27 Heard from Emily this morning - sti11 at Summersett.

F. 28 Received letter from Frank P. Porcher. This morning Henry Smith sent me my securities & I paid him the balance of the note for $1000 given March 15 & the interest on this - Interest on $650 from March 15 to Ap 8th $4.87 1/2
Interest on $350 from March 15 to Ap 22 $4.37 1/2
Bal. due on Note  350.00
Paid by our order on James M Wilson $359.25 

S. 29 This is Harry's birth day, 23 years old! Heard from Etta this morning - She is not to leave Marietta before the end of May. Lyd & the children are gone on a pic nic to the rock-hill - Only these children & Jennie Burkett.

Sunday 30 Received a letter from Dr Billings. He writes that he is obliged to give up Fungi for a while to attend to special work which will take up his time for 3 months - & so he returns by Express my vols of Coniomycetes.

May M. 1 Received this morning by Express from Dr Billings a box containing my 3 vols. Fungi loaned him some months ago

  • Title

    Henry William Ravenel, 1814-1887: Private Journal 1870-1872:Page 106

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  • 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

    Billings, John Shaw, 1838-1913

  • Location

    Unknown or Not Applicable

  • Scientific Plant Names

    Unknown or Not Applicable

  • Common Plant Names


  • Contributing Institution

    University of South Carolina. South Caroliniana Library