Saturday, July 18, 1863.
me som lunch wich was very nice it rained so hard last night i did not go to meeting to day i have bin busy helping to clean up i do not
feel so idle I went to church in the morning very few out in the afternoon i went to Sunday school i taught Liz and Nells classes after church Mary and I went
down to offer us certain days mother with in the evening Sarah duglos [Douglass] and i went to cristys to [...] bin a lovely day i have
This Sarah Douglass may have been the stepdaughter of Sarah Mapps Douglass, an active member of the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society (PFASS) and a teacher at the Institute for Colored Youth. If this is the correct Sarah Douglass, she was 23 years old in 1863, an age-appropriate peer for Emilie Davis. Dunbar, A Fragile Freedom, 70-71.