Category Archives: Norristown

December 30, 1849 (Sunday)

Unexpectedly a pretty fine day.  Went to Norristown this morning; and returned to the city this evening. Called at Snowden’s this evening but as it commenced snowing did not go to church.

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December 29, 1849 (Saturday)

Stormy and rainy today—had intended going to Norristown this afternoon, but postponed it until more pleasant weather. Went out shopping a little this evening.

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December 12, 1849 (Wednesday)

Fine day, tho’ very cold. Came to Norristown this afternoon,  took tea at Mr. McKay’s; went to church with the young ladies.  A convocation of ministers is being held at St. John’s.  Eleven clergymen present: Mr. Starkin preached.  Small congregation. … Continue reading

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December 11, 1849 (Tuesday)

Beautiful day overhead, but shockingly bad underfoot. Being out at the Norristown Depot this afternoon, had the pleasure of seeing Miss Rebecca Davis. Did not go out this evening.

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November 21, 1849 (Wednesday)

Beautiful day. Went to the Walnut St. Theatre this evening to see Miss C. Cushman for the last time.  She appeared as Pauline in the “Lady of Lyons.”  As usual a crowded house.  Met W. Koplin & S. Thomas, of … Continue reading

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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 28, 1849 (Sunday)

Beautiful day. Went to church this morning, called on Miss M—y F—as in the afternoon and took Miss E—h Mc—y to church in the evening.  Have passed a very pleasant time of it.  Tomorrow morning for the city again. Nathan … 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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