A Lively Experiment

Notes on collections and events at the RIHS

What’s in a Pocket?

Lucy Lockett lost her pocket Kitty Fisher found it Not a penny was there in it Only ribbon round it The best “pocket” history I know of on the web … Continue reading

23 December 2011 · 2 Comments

Stanton Beldon’s 1862 Diary on Twitter!

  • Mr. Spalding preached to-day at Fruit Hill – his closing sermon, for the present - preached 8 Sabbaths. 11 months ago
  • A great battle yesterday at Manassas junction on the old ground of the former battle. Federal arms victorious. 8000 of our men killed. 11 months ago
  • I have marketed my fruit to-day as usual. Apples are plenty and low. We are also busy on our wood-house. 11 months ago

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