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April 22-24, 1863

Wednesday, April 22, 1863.

meeting mr fabau and mr guy seemed so happy Father went home this morning i went up to the Depot to see him off i felt so badly to see him go

Thursday 23

very disagreeable day mary nellie and i all went out shopping we meet reading he went along I spent part of the evening at marys and the other

Friday 24

with Nell reading cam to bid me good by he had gone back to colleg sue was in to day it rained all the evening fred

 


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2 Responses to “April 22-24, 1863”

  1. Carla White August 15, 2014 at 4:33 PM #

    April 24 “reading cam to bid me good by he had gone back to colleg”
    I think “Reading” is Reading B Johns, who later became pastor of the 1st African Presb Church. According to a biography at http://www.lincoln.edu/library/specialcollections/alumnimagazine/1918.pdf , he studied at Princeton Theological Seminary from 1863-66 and in 1865 he married in Princeton.
    In addition to “Reading”, I believe Emilie also refers to him as “Johns”, see Feb 2 and April 18.

    • Department of History September 26, 2014 at 12:44 PM #

      Mrs. White,

      Thank you for your comment and your suggestion. Thanks especially for your research! We will look into it, but that certainly sounds like a reasonable conclusion.

      Thanks!

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