edge of the bluff was lined with a succession of stately mansions surrounded by beautiful parks and gardens, very much as the water front of a fashionable seaside resort is built up to-day.
The writer had frequently visited this delightful place with her cousin, Miss Victoria Hoxey (Tolie of the diary), who had a married sister living there.
April 3, Monday.
All of us very miserable at the thought of parting.
Mrs. Meals goes with us as far as Wooten's, on her way to Gopher Hill, so sister and the children are left alone.
Brother Troup has been ordered to Gen. Wofford's command in North Georgia, and this separation adds to her feeling of loneliness, but she and the children will soon join us in Washington, so it won't matter so much.
The ride to Albany was very unpleasant, the sun scorching hot, the glare of the sand blinding, and Mrs. Meals with a headache.
Mr. George Hull writes that the Georgia R. R.
will be open for travel by the last of this month, and s