Pinckney didn't punch the mattress or turn up his nose at the quilt patterns.
"Give her another blanket or quilt, then," said her husband.
Quilt and cushions were pushed into a corner for later airing.
She put the orphan at the foot of the bunk, drew the quilt over it and set to work.
She opened the lid of her chest and brought out a quilt, then another, and another.