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December 12-14, 1865

Tuesday, December 12, 1865.

raining all Day meeting at EJs i […] have very nice meeting few females out after meeting Nell and i went Down to mary John com up with us

Wednesday 13

Clear all Day rain in the evening mary was up in the evening John com for her Nell did not make her appearance

Thursday 14

Clear and very cold we have a Donation Party for the freedmen to Day at the school i have been at toil all the afternoon

Annotation 1

For two years, Emilie served on a LUA committee whose members collected and distributed clothing to freedman in Charleston, South Carolina. Emilie’s sister-in-law Sarah Davis served as LUS treasurer. Report of the Ladies’ Union Association of Philadelphia (Philadelphia: G.T. Stockdale, Printer, 1867), HSP.


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