The wind blew all night & is still blowing as I fear we may get the gale yet. My head aches too. We went to church in morn & was pleased with Lewis sermon from Luke 17-11 "And these are in the world". He is to preach again tonight if it does not storm. Mr W took dinner with us & it rained & blew so hard that he could not go toThe Beaufort District Collection is a division of the Beaufort County Library, a department of Beaufort County Government of South Carolina.
Port Royal. About 4 oclock the wind rose and at bed time it was a gale so he staid & a blessing he did for the tide was 2 ft deep in our lower story & plastering falling & rain beating in everything.
25 August 2008
Susan Rice's diary entry for 27 August 1893
Continuing our series on the entries of Susan Hazel Rice about the coming storm in late August 1893: