Letter from Unidentified Individual to Lilly Gamble.
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rode round with us to the other Depot, where we had to wait awhile & for that honor, I am sorry to say they had to pay half a dollar a piece- I found Port Gibson about what my imagination had pictured it from the descriptions - Streets densely shaded with beautiful (evergreen) water oaks - giving the town an air of restful seclusion -The people cultivated & pleasant, and if I lived here for years I know I would learn to like them very much - but I feel as if in formal calls I would never get acquainted - I dont think Lilly will ever be quite reconciled to a boarding house - She has over 50 boarders & it