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The Daily Dispatch: August 11, 1864., [Electronic resource], Fourth of July celebration by the Miscegenations on President Davis's plantation. (search)
residence has not been injured, except the door locks and one or two marble mantels broken up, apparently for trophies. The Jeff. furniture has been removed, but the rooms are still furnished with furniture brought here. The House that Jeff. Built.--The house is, in its ground plan, in the form of a cross — but one floor, with large rooms and ample verandahs. The portion in front is supported with pillars, and these form the only ornamental features of the house, except such as were ad sisters. Of these were festoons, wreaths, stars and garlands, mysteriously woven in evergreens and flowers. Over the portico entrance outside were the following inscriptions, the letters being formed with cedar foliage: "The House that Jeff. Built." "Welcome." The latter motto was arched, and, with the festoons, made a very beautiful appearance. Inside were beautiful stars and garlands of flowers, and over the exit at the back door the following inscription, surmounted by