I arose quite early, bound the ruffles for my sleeve in the morning. – – Mr. Trible came while we were at dinner and spent the night with us. He thinks he will buy Mt. Hope, or at least is very anxious to do so. – – I received a long letter from Sister this evening (& one from Lilie also). She said they would certainly be down next Friday and that “we all” & the Squire would be down Saturday week.