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May 18-20, 1864

May, WEDNESDAY, 18, 1864.

my face is better to day lovely morning but rainy after noon Nell come up and spent a little while with me


Pleasent i went down to Mr lively but did not take a lesson i went down there in the afternoon and staid their untill i went to the concert the concert was spleen


Did [splendid] the children all […] sang well after the concert we all about […] 8 in number went to the ice cream saloon through mr harrises kindness mr harris called from home we had to […] go to the


Annotation 1

A concert was held on May 17th, 1864 at National Hall, with performances by the pupils of Lombard St. Public School, (colored) Fifth Section.  The concert provided various patriotic musical numbers including solos, duets, quartets, and choruses.  Tickets for the event were twenty-five cents each and the proceeds benefitted the Sanitary Fair.  “Concert,” The Christian Recorder May 14, 1864.


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