Moncure Daniel Conway, Diary, 1851-1853, MC 1999.6, Moncure Daniel Conway Family Papers, Archives and Special Collections, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, p. 12.
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19. A wet day. Received letters from Ma, Miss Jane S. & Nat Supter. Charming! Mrs. M. tells me of the diff. of the Jun. Class at Dick. Coll. Hope it will blow over. Geese! Talked more with Judge P. & lady on various subjects. They are sensible Freethinkers. She is a Unitarian. He agrees mostly with the Vestiges of Creation! We had some close talking. She sd. she was glad I had none of the usually "cant"!! It rained so much that I couldn't go to Sharp. St.