A fine summers day.
I accepted an invitation
from G to look at a house in 24th St.
We rode up, and were delighted with the house, and sit.
uation. Julia thinks it will suit her exactly. It is too
grand for me, and too spacious.
Mr H bought the house at 14 thousand dollars.
It is rented to Dr Mathews for this year. at $64 00.
Every one thinks Mr H. has a bargain; in time it
will be very valuable. [Manson] Square is in view & Broadway
near enough to be pleasant.
From the house we rode to Becks. looked at mantillas
Bought a blue veil for Julia $1.
She went to Stewarts for gloves. and Boots at Rykman.
I walked home.
Jane Marshall called in sat an hour with me.
My bath, nap, and other affairs passes the time
Mr H. rode out with David, for the first time
this spring. He goes well Good old Dave as Rem calls him
Julia spent her time in the street; to.day.
C. and Laura [Horace’s wife], called in to see me.
Laura improves on acquaintance.
I took my tea alone and left the table for
the girls; cannot wait any longer for the truants.
Rima, & Mr Cornell, took tea with Julia. Ann
poured out the tea.
I took Margaret, and went down to Bell’s; Remsen
was there, took tea with, Uncle F.[Ferdinand]
Mr Centre, his daughter, grandaughter [sic], came in.
Mr H. and the two soon came in.
We had music, and left before eleven.
G. lent his overcoat to Mr Cornell.
I felt happy to get this evening paid off,
as all winter, we have tried to get down; but in vain.