Back and to work. At it till
about 3 o�clock in the morning of
2. Monday} the diary of
the escaped sergeant. Then to bed
for 3 hours. Up by 6. With
Schell and B. Hills to Pont-
Chartrain Rail-Road, thence on
Flag of Truce boat to Dixie. Slack,
Hamilton Ripley Capt Mc Clure of the
party. The pretty Mrs Harris �
Dixie. Heavy rain storm and wind
returning � frail boat creaking. At
Hickock�s. Set out to walk back
on shell road with Ripley & Schell.
(Row of the former on the steam-boat
with a �son-in-law of P. T. Bar-
num!) Mrs Harris & lady-friend
in carriage. Vehicle stopped, took
us in. To Southern restaurant with
Ripley; a big feed � then to hotel.
A whiskey-skin and bed. Dog tired.
3. Tuesday. Resting. Break
fast at Wibel�s. To the Delta Office,