The Diaries of Mrs Louisa Arrowsmith June 1822 - 1831
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13th June 1822
Mrs. Goodridge, L.R & L.F went to St. Paul’s to see the charity children anniversary – they were much gratified.
7th June 1823
William came down to dinner for the last time before he sailed.
3rd June 1827
Whit Sunday. Mr. Lendon performed the duty text, Acts 16, Verse 7th “For if I go not away, the comforter will not come unto you.” — A very excellent sermon, full of heavenly truths! Sacrament Sunday — Thank God! I was enabled to stay the first time since affliction. – In truth may it be said the only comforter we can loook up to under every tryal in this world & for our future happiness in the next. — Happy are they under who divine influence they can feel themselves worthy of his protection – N. Fiott came from Edgware after service and staid all night.
13th June 1831
Went to Clapham Common to Mrs. Graham’s – whom we found quite well & she seemed very glad to see us – We had a large party at Dinner – vig: the Bishop of Chester & his daughters, Mr. & Mrs. Barkley, Miss Salusbury, Mr. & Mrs. Thornton of Lincolnshire – had music in the eve’g. –