- M. 1 May
For the evening at (???). By coach with Col. Bliss.
- T. 2
For the evening at the White House, with the Hopkins.
- W. 3
- Mrs W. Lowery, Miss Loring, Mrs Richard Bingham.
(???) to read with Josefina Martinez.
- Th. 4
To see mrs Hale, Blaine, Emory, Mercer, Chapman. Dined at the
Lewenhaupts. (Mr & Mme de Struve, Mr & Mme de Vava, Mr & Mme
Outrey, (he conducted me) Villarmon, Bening, Aristarchi Bey) Josefina
here to read.
- F. 5
Did not go out.
- S. 6
- Sun. 7
" Baron Schaeffer and Mr. W. Blair came.
- M. 8
In the city with Mama. The Marquesa de Chambrun, Mr. Blaine, and
Josefina Martinez came.
- T. 9
To read with Josefina. Atrocious heat.
- W. 10
I did not go out because I had to wait for Mama who
- Th. 11
Gave to Helena books and things that I had. To read with Josefina.
To see Mathilde and Count Lewenhaupt. Left by coach with Mrs
Wadsworth. Mr Blaine, Ginny, & Miss Williams came.
- F. 12
Ethel Robeson and Carrie Storey lunched here. With Mama to see Mrs &
Miss Rodman (from Boston), Mrs. Pet. Parker,
Pollok, Slack, Jay.
- Sat. 13
To see Miss Knight, Mrs Phelps & Hopkins. Miss Rodman here.
To church. Mr Blaine here.
- M. 15
To see Mathilde and M. Stout, to read with Josefinia.
Mathilde here. In the city with Mama.
- T. 16
To read with Josefina. To see Mrs Phelps, Loring, Jay, Storey, Miss
Knight, Biddle, Worden.
Always looking for servants.
Miss Levy and Miss Lowndes here.
Mamma with me to the Hill's.
- Wed. 17
Mr. Blaine came. To the Outrey's. To see the Freylinghausens.
- T. 18
To see Lowery, Miss Eustis.
- F. 19
Mr. & Mrs Anderson, Aulick Palmer, Pendleton, Mr. Blaine came.
To see Mrs Palmer (the elder) at the convent to hear Max play in a
trio with the Outreys. Saw Sister Angela,
??? interested me more that ??? that I had seen in my life.
Mrs. James G. Blaine thanks her sons for having attended
"Mother Angela's funeral" in March 1987.
- Sat. 20
To see Mrs Hopkins. Mathilda here to play piano. Mrs Wadsworth
- Sun. 21
At Church. Mr. W. Blair, Blaine, L. Phillips.
To see Mrs Anderson Mrs Lawrence. Miss Chapman here to say goodbye.
- T. 23
To Brentwood with the coach of Mrs Loring. For the night to see Mme
Outrey. Mr. Lowery here and Mrs Gordon & Wagner.
- W. 24
To see the Frelinghuysens. Outrey.
- Th. 25
Mathilde, Ginny, Mrs. Jay & Aldis came.
We went to see the Pendletons, Allison, Hill, Robeson.
The Outreys went away.
- F. 26
To see Sister Angela
who is sick and could not receive me, and
- Sat. 27
Freylinghuysen's picnic at Mrs Vernon's.
Dined at the Pollacks. Baron Schaeffer conducted me. Josephina here.
- Sun. 28
Did not go out.
- M. 29
Did not go out. Mrs Martinez and Jos., Mrs Machey,
Thérèse de Chambrun.
- T. 30
To see Victoria West.
Mrs Campbell & Charlton, Josephina, Dr. Landes came here.
- W. 31
With Mama to see the Frelinghausens, McLanes, Mrs Nich Fish, Countess
Josephina here, Mr. Blaine, Leeds, Count & Countess L.?
Robert M. Gray, September 23, 2005