Emilie Davis Diaries at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
Kaye Whitehead, University of Maryland Baltimore County
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This morning [I] went down to see the President but could not for the crowd. Mr. Roberson spoke for us in the afternoon, Very interesting sermon, after church, Vincent and I tried to get to see the President. I got to see him after waiting four hours and a half. It was actually a sight worth seeing.