Category Archives: Socializing

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 27, 1849 (Thursday)

Rather pleasant today—not so cold.  Called at the Apprentices’ Library and saw Miss F—y C—t, on the way to tea.  Stopped in at the Chestnut St. Theatre a little while—nothing worth seeing. This is the last mention of Fanny Clement … Continue reading

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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 25, 1849 (Tuesday)

Christmas—a Holliday, but a most bitter cold one, and windy: unpleasant to go out.  Had intended spending Christmas in Norristown, but gave up the idea.  Went out a little in the morning to purchase some presents.  Passed the afternoon at … Continue reading

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December 23, 1849 (Sunday)

Beautiful day—clear and fresh. Went to the new Roman Catholic church this morning.  It is a magnificent building.  Obliged to stand in the aisle a long time on account of the doors being locked.  Went to St. Luke’s in the … 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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December 15, 1849 (Saturday)

Still cloudy and threatening.  Excessively muddy. Called on Miss Kate Warren this evening in company with W. G. Perry.  She was not in.  Then went to McGuire’s dancing room, a little while.

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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 7, 1849 (Friday)

Coldest day yet—a real, keen winter day; but very clear. Called on Miss F—y C—t but having changed her boarding house, did not see her. Fanny moved without telling Nathan?!  Can he take a hint?

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