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May 4-6, 1863

Monday, May 4, 1863.

Bridal parties came in and were married i expected to hear some objection […] not a word the bride looked lovely the church was crowed no school Nell was up

Tuesday 5

here a little while meeting at […] very few out the groom was not there to night the grand supper comes off the Sons of St Thomas

Wednesday 6

very stormy tomorrow is exsamination Nellie has not bin up to day Mary A was up here in all the rain I cut her dress body

 


Annotation 1

The Sons of St. Thomas was a “beneficial society” created by members of the St. Thomas African Episcopal Church in 1823. Gatewood, Aristocrats of Color, 280. http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/pds/maai/community/text5/negrosocietiesphil.pdf

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