5th – Sunday – Fine day, very warm, Wind S.W. Had the following to Dinner, Mr. Mrs. & Sam Bowly, Mr. & Mrs. Chas & Peter Wirgman, D. A. Smith & H. Moore, Mr. & Mrs. Hollins & Sarah. After dinner the following call’d, staid Tea & Strawberries & Cream, Mr. & Mrs. Nicols, Col. Nicols, Mr. Holliday, St. Sterett, Augusta & Mary, Eliza Peters, Geo. & James Brown. We had pick’d out of the Garden this day about 30 Quarts of Strawberries and all our Friends had as many as they could possibly Eat, both at Dinner & Tea

From the journal of Captain Henry Thompson, June 5, 1814. Courtesy the Friends of Clifton.

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