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July 12-14, 1863

Sunday, July 12, 1863.

quite pleasent this morning i went down to church Mr Collen preached for us he gave us quite a milatary discourse i went down to Sunday school Vincent came

Monday 13

up to see me in the evening he paid quite a pleasant visit very busy all day Nellie stoped a little while i went to see about a situation till we

Tuesday 14

get it very dull morning Mrs. Powel did not get off she went to Father and sent him some money meeting at Stewarts very Pleasant  even […]

Annotation 1

Though Emilie does not mention it here, in her memoranda pages at the end of the diary she notes this date and comments on the deadly draft riots that ripped through New York City in July of 1863. To view this entry and its corresponding annotation, click here.


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