Category Archives: Exhibitions

November 1, 1849 (Thursday)

I suppose we might venture to call today the commencement of winter, as we were favored with a snow storm, tho a very slight one.  Friend Koplin from Norristown being in the city this evening called on me, but owing … Continue reading

Posted in Exhibitions, Friends, Norristown, Socializing

October 29, 1849 (Monday)

We have had a most violent storm all day.  Came to the city this morning.  Oversleeping myself I was obliged to hurry off without breakfast, the consequence of which has been a severe headache.  Not withstanding the storm, went round … Continue reading

Posted in Exhibitions, Illness, Norristown, Weather and science

October 27, 1849 (Saturday)

It seems as if we had “Indian Summer” now. Went to the Exhibition for the last time this afternoon, after which I came to Norristown, where I am at present.  Called at McKays this evening, but they were out, the … Continue reading

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October 26, 1849 (Friday)

Still clear and beautiful, but indications of a change, which I suppose will take place tomorrow or Sunday, as I wish to go to Norristown. Was at the F.I. Exhibition a few minutes this evening, afterwards went to the Walnut … Continue reading

Posted in Exhibitions, Norristown, Theatre

October 25, 1849 (Thursday)

Splendid weather. Called on Miss E—a S—h but she was not at home; afterwards called on F—y C—t, and lastly went to the Exhibition, to see the fashions.  The Chinese Museum is crowded nightly with beauty and fashions—the Ex. closes … Continue reading

Posted in Exhibitions, Girls, Socializing

October 24, 1849 (Wednesday)

Beautiful day. Called on Miss L—a D—ds this evening for the purpose of taking her to the F. I. Exhibition but she was not in, so I went by myself.  The place is crowded every evening.  Was there also a … Continue reading

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October 23, 1849 (Tuesday)

This has been a lovely day—so clear and mild.  The fair promenaders turned out in crowds to enjoy the rarity of a pleasant day.  In the early part of the evening, however, there was quite a thunder storm, after which … Continue reading

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