Moncure Daniel Conway, Diary, 1851-1853, MC 1999.6, Moncure Daniel Conway Family Papers, Archives and Special Collections, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, p. 8.
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April 5th Looked about town: met some Methodists. In the afternoon went up to take to see Sister Wilson abt. 2 m. hence. In the evening took tea at bro' Barry's. Miss Martha is quite a spry girl: lisps: pretty fat. Went with her out to choir practicing at Mrs. Mines's. Had a pleasant time.