Diary Entry by Edmund Ruffin, October 14, 1857

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Scarborough, William Kauffman, ed. The Diary of Edmund Ruffin. Vol. 1. Baton
Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1972, p. 113.
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Don Sailer
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Oct 14. Left Richmond by daybreak, in the steamer, & landed on the end of Coggin’s Point, in a drizzle–had a wet & fatiguing walk to Beechwood. All well of the now diminished family. Nanny & Thomas away at school.
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