Moncure Daniel Conway Journal, April 8, 1851

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    Moncure Daniel Conway, Diary, 1851-1853, MC 1999.6, Moncure Daniel Conway Family Papers, Archives and Special Collections, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, p. 9-10.
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    8th. Went to visit our members - Sister Cassady (a lovely daughter) Newland, Hill, Parsely, Davis. Found the latter rich & very like Mrs. Judge Tyler. She treated me well: we had some friends in common. Dined. She said her little girl had come home and sd "O such a pretty man preached"! I told Sis I wd. sue her slander. Rode to Rockville in about 1 3/4 hours. Bro' P. hadn't arrived. Heard that J.D. & Scott had gone to N. Car. to fight their duel. To bed.

    8th. A rainy day; so I staid indoors all day. Wrote letters to Pa, Prof. M & Miss McC. Wrote up my journal. Read 2 arts. in the Quarterly; one very metaphysical by Holmes. The Sun says that the Duel is "amicably adj." Between J.D. & S.
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