Author:Alfred Sumner Winston, III

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My Silent Friend: A Church Hill Journal. 1882-1884 Richmond [VA] Diary of Mary Pollard Darracott Herring. Edited by her great-grandson, Alfred Sumner Winston, III.

By: Alfred Sumner Winston, III

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: W0853

ISBN: 158549853X

Condition: 2003, 6x9, paper, index, 447 pp, Heritage Books


At the time she began keeping this journal, Mary was 62 years old and was living with her husband, George, age 61, and four daughters, Sue, age 19, Fannie, 24, Carrie, 25, and Mary (Mollie), 32. Their fifth daughter, Nannie, had died in May 1882. George was a grocer and a liquor broker. They lived in the Church Hill area of Richmond, among neighbors who "though not wealthy, were eminently substantial." Mary died in Richmond in 1903. Mr. Winston has painstakingly ... View more info