On the Pamunkey River.
which contained some few articles of furni-
ture cotemporary with the great American,
one a table on which it is said that he ate his
wedding breakfast. But the most attractive
objects to our eyes were the beds; however we
couldn�t be allowed to sleep there, nor would
the overseer be tempted to accommodate us for
The White House,
Ex-residence of General Lee, of the Confederate Army,
on the site of an house occupied by Washington and his wife.
[Gunn�s diary continued]
the night, pleading lack of room in his house.
So we continued our stroll along the line of
cliff, by the negro-houses, their many inmates eye-
ing us curiously. Going down to the beach of the
beautiful river we found a little party of hand-
somely dressed naval officers, belonging to a steam-
er, to which they were about putting-off in a boat.