Saturday, January 03, 2009

08Jan1864, Shopping for the Second Waiting

HAMPTON COURT, Friday, January 8th, 1864.
—Frost felt less severe. 0 such a scramble of shopums as I have gone through ! That kindest of people, At. Yaddy, took me up to London this morning (darling Va with us), and under her auspices I have bought velvet and cloth cloaks, a hat, flowers, a bonnet, boots and shoes, gloves, collars and cuffs, a canezon, a sealskin muff, a linsey petticoat, a set of jet, a buckle, a set of studs, a fan, a new gown, etc., etc.

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