Category Archives: Churches

December 23, 1849 (Sunday)

Beautiful day—clear and fresh. Went to the new Roman Catholic church this morning.  It is a magnificent building.  Obliged to stand in the aisle a long time on account of the doors being locked.  Went to St. Luke’s in the … Continue reading

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December 12, 1849 (Wednesday)

Fine day, tho’ very cold. Came to Norristown this afternoon,  took tea at Mr. McKay’s; went to church with the young ladies.  A convocation of ministers is being held at St. John’s.  Eleven clergymen present: Mr. Starkin preached.  Small congregation. … Continue reading

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December 9, 1849 (Sunday)

This is really a disagreeable day, raining on the snow which fell yesterday, making the walking miserable. Did not go out till evening, when, in company with Hubbard went to Mr. Furness that closed, went to St. Luke’s.

Posted in Churches, Weather and science

November 25, 1849 (Sunday)

Still uncertain kind of weather, sometimes cloudy and sometimes clear. Went to Grace Church this morning where I heard Dr. Stevens. Accompanied friend Morgan and his cousin to Mt. Zion, this evening.  Dr. Howe preached. For more information on the … Continue reading

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November 18, 1849 (Sunday)

Cloudy and threatening all day.  Went to St. Philip’s church in the morning where I heard Mr. Canfield.  Did not go out in the afternoon.  Accompanied friend Morgan to Mt. Zion church this evening to assist him in singing.  Dr. … Continue reading

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November 11, 1849 (Sunday)

Unpleasant sort of a day, cloudy and threatening.  Did not go out this morning.  Went to St. Mark’s church this afternoon, where I met Miss E—a S—h and the Misses McKay and walked home with them.  Took Miss E—h McK—y … Continue reading

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November 4, 1849 (Sunday)

What a delightful day.  Called on friend Morgan this morning and we went to St. Luke’s church where we heard a most excellent sermon from the Bishop of Massachusetts, Don’t like his manner so well as our Bishop’s (Potter).  Went … Continue reading

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