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June 30th. Sweetly dawned Harriet's wedding day and
save that it was rather warm a more pleasant one
could hardly have been desired. We were all up and
[Dr?] at an early hour. I wswept the halls before breakfast
and Harriet busied herself in making boquets [bouquets] for the
parlors and dressing room. At the table she chatted
away as usual perhaps a little faster than common
and neve seemed in beter spirits. Mr Murphy came
over with his trunk in the course of the morning
and brought for Hattie a beautiful large pincushion
from Matilda Corning and a sweet hood from Sarah
Brinckerhoff. Douglas was in good spirits and looked
uncommonly well. Starr and Annie arrived before
dinner. Starr brought with him a basket of rare and
beautiful flowers, and Annie a beautiful bag, and the
wedding nightcap [O-oh!] all wrought by her own skilful
fingers. It was a pleasant little party that sat down
to the dinner table, though it was not at all surprising
that neither Hattie nor Douglas seemed to have a very
good appetite. The rest of us, however, did ample justice
to the good cheer set before us. Immediately after dinner
we all scattered to our several rooms to dress as there was

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