Box Series 2, Box 3
Contains 232 Results:
Scope and Contents She left Hampton and arrived in Annapolis. On board, she met a young gentleman from Charles City who knew the Jones famiy and had heard that H.J. was engaged to be married. This evening she is going to the President's levee and another party afterwards. She wants to hear about all her friends and especially H.J.
Scope and Contents She finds beaux scarce. "I am sorry indeed that your organ is destroyed. Which gallery is it to be put in? I think the Organ gallery is the worst place in the whole church." She has been reading the Listener by Mrs. Fry. She desires news of family and friends including Mary Smith Anne Williamson, Mrs. Vest, Mrs. Adams, Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Anderson, Miss Converse, the McCandlishes, George Semple, and Mr. Page.
Scope and Contents "To the damsels... at the Galtonian Castle Woodpecker Square; Williamsburg..." She hopes they can all come visit soon since "the attention which the three orphans require" prevents her from going to Williamsburg. She sends news of friends. She goes to hear Bishop Meade every Sunday. "There is a report to day by the Baltimore Boat that Louis Phillippe has sent Mr. Livingston home and sent for the French minister." She mentions the Garretts, Caroline, and Mr. McFarland.
Scope and Contents She writes of her thoughts on "the dark eyed one." Mr. Van Buren gave her a geranium leaf at the ball. She plans to go home soon and hopes they will go through Williamsburg. After seeing Mrs. Galt's tartan, she could not find a cloak she liked. She mentions Mr. Kennedy, Miss Selden, Mr. Page, and General Lambert.
Scope and Contents She came from Washington by boat and had a delightful party on board. When she arrived home found a favorite cousin (John) there. She hopes to have a visit from a beau soon. She wonders what price Mrs. A.D. Galt would want for her tartan. She mentions M. Southall, Mr. Burwell, and Dr. D.
Scope and Contents She must be housekeeper and "mantuamaker for the whole concern" since mother is unwell. Many people think she is to be married soon and went to Washington for her wedding clothers.
Scope and Contents She shares family news. No doubt Mr. Sully is at present very busy painting Mr. and Mrs. Minge and Dr. Williamson's wife, and "the other little children." She shares news of a boat travelling between Norfolk and Richmond. She mentions Col. Garrett, Ann Page, Mr. Calhoun, and Mr. Beston.
Scope and Contents She shares mainly news of a beau who has been there but is leaving. He is at the moment talking with her father. She mentions James Semple and Mrs. Tucker.
Scope and Contents She tells of [?]'s talk with her father. She wants Elizabeth's opinion on all the occurrances. Mother is better, but Mary is still doing the great deal there is to do for so large a family.
"As to the enlargement of the house, I believe Miss M. would prefer the trunk in its primitive pristine purity." She hated to leave Williamsburg. She mentions W. Young, J. Murdaugh, Burwell, and Miss Rebecca.