A Mansion's Memories by Mary Mathews

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Copyright law is illegal and injures the author and publisher. For permission to reuse this work, contact the University of Alabama Press. 1878–1897 or painted, with a wash made of clear glue, zinc white, and water. 65! Because supplies are expensive, I hope my refurbishing will last a long time. At the University, General Jones teaches international and constitutional law and is chancellor of the law school as well as being president. One year he serves as president of the Alabama Bar Association.

Anna Byrne Adams and Bessie Parker, both from Tuscaloosa, promptly enroll. They live at home because there is no housing on campus for them. At the end of the school year, they gain recognition as honor students and staff members of the Crimson-White student newspaper. The general’s wife, Stella, is distressed about my leaking roof and shabby interior. The roof is repaired twice while the Joneses live with me. In 1895 I am delighted when the walls of my ground floor are whitewashed by covering them with a mixture of lime and water.

S. Copyright law is illegal and injures the author and publisher. For permission to reuse this work, contact the University of Alabama Press. Letter from General Gorgas to Mrs. Gorgas, September 30, 1878 Tuscaloosa, Ala. Sept. 30 1878 Dearest-The latest letter from you is dated last Monday—just a week ago—I hope I shall get some this evening. These irregularities will continue as long as the fever continues, I suppose. — If my box has not yet started don’t forget a few towels & the glass from my office.

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