Category Archives: Girls

December 26, 1849 (Wednesday)

Excessively cold today—some prospect of snow. According to invitations called at the Misses S—d—n (Miss Sophia having returned from Baltimore) and accompanied them to a “Surprise Party” of Miss Peterson’s, this evening.  The Misses McKay were along.  It was a … Continue reading

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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.

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December 17, 1849 (Monday)

Fine clear day. Called on Misses W—t this evening where had the pleasure of meeting Miss S—h K—e a beautiful young lady, who plays and sings very well.

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November 27, 1849 (Tuesday)

Splendid day, and somewhat seasonable, being quite cool. At the Franklin Institute this evening a little while—then called on Miss F—y C—t but she is out of town—then went with friend Perry to see Miss Warren, but she also was … Continue reading

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November 22, 1849 (Thursday)

Fine day again. Called on Miss F—y C—t this evening but she was not in, after which I called on Miss E—h S—d—n, and passed the evening very agreeably, tho somewhat drowsy from keeping late hours the previous night.

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November 12, 1849 (Monday)

Beautiful day—so mild and pleasant. Called on Miss E—a S—h this evening where I met quite a company and among them the Misses Krause of Norristown.  Had some music, but altogether it was rather a constrained party. The Krauses are … 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 6, 1849 (Tuesday)

Present appearances indicate an approaching storm, the wind being in the north east. Called on Miss E—h S—d—n this evening where I met Miss E—a S—h, the Misses McK—y and Miss L—a, went home with Miss E—a S—h and E—h … Continue reading

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November 2, 1849 (Friday)

Was honored today with a call from the Misses Mc—y and E—a S—h, who represented themselves as cousins, this excusing what would otherwise be considered a very improper proceeding.  The McK—ys came to town today and stop at Dr. Smith’s.  … 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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