Friday 4th of July. 1851. Sing Sing.
Bright, and cool after the shower.
A Glorious fourth.
Mr H. felt stiff and did not get up
untill late, borrowed a dress from Mrs Swain. old clothes of
Mrs S. We dined and after dinner took a ride to Tarry.Town.
Every thing quiet, but few demonstrations of the fourth.
Margaret washed Mr H.s clothes, he resumed his own garb.
Fireworks in the neighbour hood, shone prettily, but it
appeared more like Sunday, so quiet, and serene. I do not
wonder they sigh for a sight of our fun in the city.
Saturday 5th July. 1851. Sing Sing.
We passed this day quietly, on
the bed most of the time, I felt so dull and sleepy, it
must be the change of air, and debility.
We rode to Sing Sing, met E. Reymes; he bowed.
Sunday. 6th July. 1851. Sing Sing.
I did not feel well enough to go
to Church; G would not go alone.
Our day passed in reading. Books of all kinds plenty here.
How charming the quiet of the Sabbath day in the country.
Monday. 7th July. 1851. Sing Sing.
Warm as ever.
Mr H. left us to.day for the
city. I rested myself out, and read untill tired.
Arranged all our clothes, in their proper places.
The Miss Leggetts called.
Friday. 16. May. 1851.
I went to shop with M. did
not feel well, had been very wakefull, and nervous thru the
night. Garret, disturbs me [;] he is too restless, and jumps
about the bed, startling me from my slumbers.
But I must exert myself.
M. rode around the city with Garret. M. B. & Julia went
to Fanny Linds Concert in the evening. We dressed up M.
and made her look quite handsome.
John and the boys, went to the “Fellons minstrels”
I sat alone in the basement room; G. walked out.
Ann rubbed my limbs with whiskey. They ached slightly.
Julia went in to see Mrs Chenery, Took Susan’s letter to read to her. A very pretty affectionate letter for Sue.
A gardener commenced our flower bed to.day, left at 12.
Remsen bought a dog, did not go to school.
Wednesday. 2nd April. 1851.
A heavy rain, showers incessantly.
I was glad to find our our [repeated] party accomplished in sunshine. Put all our dress away and took comfort to.day.
A numerous quantity of work greets my eye; but it often appels [appeals] in vain
Sunday 23rd March 1851. 19 Charlton St.
Damp unpleasant day
I could not go to church
Mr H. took the boys. Spent the day reading. Was obliged
to lie down, the time seemed long if kept within doors.