Category Archives: Games

December 13, 1849 (Thursday)

Came to the city this morning, cloudy and very cold appearances indicate more snow—Snow fell towards evening. Spent the evening with friend Wm. Guest.  Had a game of cards.

Posted in Friends, Games

December 10, 1849 (Monday)

This is one of the day that would be hard to beat in point of disagreableness—snowing, raining, and thawing: walking is horrible. Remained at home this evening and had a game of whist.

Posted in Games, Weather and science

December 3, 1849 (Monday)

Most disagreeable day—cold and raining, which in addition to the snow that fell yesterday, makes the walking horrible. Stayed at home and had a game of “whist” this evening.

Posted in Games, Weather and science

August 14, 1849 (Tuesday)

Sudden and great change. Early this morning it was clear but soon became cloudy and has been raining nearly all day, and evening which made advisable to keep in the house. Played a game of chequers with Miss A.J.

Posted in Boarding houses, Games, Girls

July 27, 1849 (Friday)

Rather a pleasant day.  Miss E. Smith was at our house—took a game of chequers with her this evening after which I took a stroll. Expect to go to Norristown tomorrow on my way to chester co. Miss E. Smith … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Games, Girls, Norristown, Socializing

July 17, 1849 (Tuesday)

Beautiful weather. Staid in the house this evening and played cards.

Posted in Games, Socializing

May 30, 1849 (Wednesday)

Today makes the full week of wet weather, tho’ not quite so cold as it was a few days ago.  The wind is from the north East, which is rather an ill omen for clearing. Visited the Academy of Fine … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Games, Weather and science