Sunday. 15. Feb. 1852.
A fine day. Walking miserable.
All the family went to church.
I felt languid, and went to bed, slept two hours.
Went up with Julia after dinner.
George & Charlotte in our pew.
Mr Duvall sat opposite.
A solemn sermon from Mr Hutton, “Sins be of good
cheer.” the text.
I walked a few blocks to oblige Charlotte; stopped
to see Mrs Smith, no one answered the bell.
Mr D. returned, but did not remain the evening.
Julia wrote her composition.
Monday. 16. Feb. /52.
A pleasant day. Streets rivers of mud.
I rode up to see mother.
sat two hours with her. Returned to lie down before
dinner. Walked after dinner; no I mistake.
Maria dined with us on a fine Turkey. She went
up with, all this is wrong.[see cross out in original]
I dressed early and went around to see Mrs Tileston
waited to see her, found her at my home, and our confab
was long, and confidential. Her views are similar
to mine; her fears less.
Tuesday. 17. Feb. /1852.
A fine day.
Mrs Leati, called to ask
Julia to come up to take her Music lesson.
I passed the morning with mother.
Maria dined with us, walked up with J to Mr Leati’s
They met Dr D.: he went up to Chelsea, to bring J home
and then came in to pass the evening.
Julia, did not go to her grandmothers.
“A friend and foe;” and Lover, combined, is too much to bear.