Category Archives: Family

December 21, 1849 (Friday)

By way of variety this has been a lovely day, and the ladies, young and old, handsome and homely, rich and poor, appeared to take all possible advantage of it.  Was called on today by Uncle Nathan.  Accompanied brother H. … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Streets of Philadelphia

December 19, 1849 (Wednesday)

Unpleasant and chilly today, and raining in the course of the evening.  Called on Miss E—h S—d—n this evening. Brother Henry came to the city this morning.

Posted in Family, Girls, Socializing

November 15, 1849 (Thursday)

Fine day. Met my Uncle N. S. in the street this afternoon. Took Miss E—h S—d—n to Dempster’s concert this evening.  My anticipations were scarcely realized tho’ he is a very good singer. Uncle N. S. is the Reverend Nathan … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, Family, Socializing

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

Posted in Exhibitions, Family

August 6, 1849 (Monday)

Well, Still here, contrary to expectations.  Went out to the turnpike this morning in a most violent storm of rain to meet the stage, but had the mortification to find that it had passed.  Brotherinlaw—Moser and wife came home this … Continue reading

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August 5, 1849 (Sunday)

Very warm this morning.  Did not go to church.  Cousin Mary McCord and two children came to father’s.  Sister Elizabeth also came home a while this afternoon.  Called at cousin James Leighton’s this evening.  Had quite a shower this afternoon, … Continue reading

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August 3, 1849 (Friday)

Was hunting pretty much all day with brother Henry.  Grey squirrels are tolerably plenty in this region of country.  Had intended returning to Norristown today, but was persuaded to leave it until next Monday. William Henry Beekley, Nathan’s younger brother … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Hunting