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WCS Journal November 11 – November 17, 1888

WCS Journal November 11-12, 1888

WCS Journal November 11-12, 1888

November 11, 1888,  Sunday
Beautiful day –  We all but Father went to church twice –  Belle & I went to ride in the P.M.  Kittie & Joe are trying to Christianize the children of the [Anarchists] in South Holyoke and the fathers of these same children are the printers that got out the circular about Father –  Such is life –  Queer things in this world –

November 12, 1888,  Monday
Beautiful day –  Father & Mother both went to Northampton –  Father settled up his campaign expenses in Hampshire Co –  $282. I attended a bank directors meeting –  I think Charlie Prescott is a fool to resign the presidency of the City Bank in favor of Tim Merrick.

WCS Journal November 13-14, 1888November 13, 1888,  Tuesday
Beautiful day –  Returned to N.Y. at  7:20 o’clock as usual –  Came down with Fannie Pearsons and of course enjoyed it –  Went to the theatre tonight with Aldrich –  went to see Booth & Barrett in Othello.  Booth was Iago & Barrett Othello.  it was splendid –  it was at the 5th Ave.  Read the NY Times Review

November 14, 1888,  Wednesday
Beautiful day –  Rec’d. a telegram from Nina saying she should not  be over this week.  I had been expecting her to come over and see N.Y. by gaslight. Father is 64 years old today –  I can’t see he is any older than  when we came to Holyoke 14 years ago –

WCS Journal November 15-16, 1888

WCS Journal November 15-16, 1888

November 15, 1888,  Thursday
Beaut  Rained hard all day –  Father arrived in this city this P.M. –  this is the 3rd time he has been here since he retired  from [Europe]  more than a year ago.

November 16, 1888,  Friday
Rainy –  Went down town with Father this A.M. Father bought a silk hat at Grummans and a pair of gloves at Ropes, Peet, & Co. Nearly all the silk trade have been around today to sell silk –  silk is very cheap –  Kaminisha 3.8 ½   6 mos –

WCS Journal November 17-18, 1888

WCS Journal November 17-18, 1888

November 17, 1888,  Saturday
Beautiful day –  Father & I went home at 4 o’clock. Found everything all right at Holyoke –  Father bought 50 bales of Kaminisha of Richardson today @ 3.8 ½   6 mos –  and 40 bales of the  C & J of Re-pack @ 3.45  6 mos  for Jan 1st, he also offered Gedden  3.87 ½ for 50 bales Kaminisha. Ledwell sent me up a new suit of clothes & with the overcoat which came last week I am quite a dude.

 

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