Category Archives: Streets of Philadelphia

December 24, 1849 (Monday)

Quite a spert of snow last evening, which made the walking today rather bad: cloudy all day. Took a stroll this evening (Christmas Eve) along Eighth and Chestnut Sts. to see the fixings for tomorrow.  The streets were crowded with … Continue reading

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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

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October 14, 1849 (Sunday)

This has been a magnificent day. Went to Grace church this morning, visited the scene of the late riot and then took a walk over [the] Schuylkill [River] and back by way of Fairmount in the afternoon, and took the … Continue reading

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September 8, 1849 (Saturday)

Beautiful day tho very much like Fall. Took a short stroll this evening.

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August 22, 1849 (Wednesday)

This is exceedingly unpleasant weather—so close and oppressive, a shower would be very acceptable.  Stopped a little while with Miss E—a S—h this evening, and then took a stroll.

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August 21, 1849 (Tuesday)

Very warm and sultry. Called on James H. Morgan this evening, but he was not in—then promenaded the streets a while, went home, took a bath, and retired.

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August 11, 1849 (Saturday)

Cloudy to-day. Took a stroll in the streets this evening.

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July 25, 1849 (Wednesday)

Cloudy all day and rather warm. Took a stroll through the streets this evening.

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July 10, 1849 (Tuesday)

Returned to the city this morning in the first train, cloudy and oppressive today.  Took a stroll this evening through the streets.

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July 5, 1849 (Thursday)

Fine day—everything quite again as usual. Took a short stroll this evening in Franklin Square.

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