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July 3-5, 1865

Monday, July 3, 1865.

she was not well vincent  was i spent the evening at home very warm i was out shoping this afternoon in the evening i went down to Mr Luis’s than to the ladies union we had quite a nice meeting

Tuesday 4

Darsey Party out in Power this is the great day it has bin Pretty quiet i did not go to meeting Mary Simson is quite sick Vincent came up about 10 i went out to see the

Wednesday 5

illumination it was very Pretty very busy all day i soped in to Nell to day to say goodby to mom she goes tomorow

Annotation 1

On February 26, 1865, the Ladies’ Union Association reorganized to focus on the freedmen. Emilie continued to be affiliated with the Association until at least 1867. Lizzie Brown, who served as LUA secretary, visited Emilie on several occasions in 1863, and Emilie retained close friendships with others in the association. Report of the Ladies’ Association of Philadelphia, 1; “Notice,” The Christian Recorder, August 5, 1865.


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