February 17, 1866

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“Pleasant but cold. Mrs William Burns gave me a call. Mrs Gustavus Thomas called. I called on Miss Addie Blood. went to the depot with Fannie. rode up to the green depot with her. John returned from portsmouth  passed the night here. we passed a very pleasant evening.” -Hattie E.F. D.

Notes: John is Hattie’s betrothed (see entry from January 18). They will marry two years later in 1868.
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