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any reasons, but he said he knew what they were.
Mary Reeve called in the afternoon, and accompanied
us to the Hudson's, as Sarah wished to see Kate once more
Mary returned with us. Hannah Wilde called. About
four o'clock Sarah started for New York. Mary & I
accompanied her to the ferry. Sarah wished us to cross
with her but we did like to as it was so late. She seemed
to think me very unkind, and would have left me without
a kiss, had I not asked for one. She was either hurt
or offended -- I had not time to consider which, as
the boat was starting and she was obliged to leave us
in haste. How unpleasant to part so. but I could not
help it as a moment's reflection must have convinced
her. Mary and I called on Mrs Mailler. -- Harriet Thorp?-
and Mr Murphy spent the evening with us.
Wednesday.. Very warm, the walking of course was nothing but
mud and [spool?]. This day, chosen for the celebration
of the birth of the City of Williamsburgh, was ushered by the
ringing of bells and the firing of cannon. [Hope?] was
closed and business suspended. Ellen Diskinson? called
in the morning to invite us to come to their house
in the afternoon, that we might have a better view of
the procession, which was to pass through their street
Accordingly after dinner Mother, Carrie, and I went.
The procession was very good. The Mayor honored us with
a special bow. He looked very complacent, and was

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