Thursday. 8th Jan. 1852.
A mild, bright day. Snow melting fast.
The bell rang early, I was too sleepy
to mind the summons, but G. makes great effort.
Children at school, house quiet, everything going on
smooth. I went to walk the streets wet, and very unplea.
sant to me, damp feet on dress, distressing to my
nerves. Annie Lawrence, came in to say good.bye
Returns to Geneva, to.morrow. She is an afflicted child;
trouble with her head; unfit for excitement or company.
I must invite Mrs Swherin for to.morrow;
She has been for two years trying to get here.
The pain in my shoulder has left me to.day. I hope to
be well to.morrow.
Sent Annie [house servant], up in the morning to invite Mrs Swherin
and husband, and all the family from mothers.
Mrs Priestly, Mrs Paulding & husband, called to see
me in the morning, I had returned from a walk.
The bride looked tired, and pale; the groom clever.
Mrs Anelli, paid me a visit, dressed very pretty.
I dined before finishing Julia came in, and while
warming herself, a double sleigh with four grey horses
drove up to the door.
Dr Duvall & Talafero, came in, to invite Julia to ride.
Her father consented, they went for Fanny and Rima
and took a fine ride. Went to the Lecture of Drapers
on Dr [Ritison], on their return; Took supper at Mrs
Mr H. wished me to go with them, but I preferred
Jane came in to see them off.
Charlotte passed an hour with me, wished herself
in the sleigh, with the girls.