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

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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

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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

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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

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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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October 22, 1849 (Monday)

Cloudy nearly all day, but clear towards evening. A cousin (Thos. Stem) whom I had not seen for several years called on me this evening, and we went to the Franklin Institute Exhibition.  The room was a perfect jam. For … Continue reading

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October 18, 1849 (Thursday)

Still cloudy and rainy.  Visited the Franklin Institute again this evening.  There is such a variety of articles to look at it would take a good many visits to see all.  Besides in the evenings there are so many beautiful … Continue reading

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October 17, 1849 (Wednesday)

Cloudy during the day and raining this evening.  Went to the Exhibition of the Franklin Institute.  It is a very handsome affair.

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