Warren went with him to the theatre, and, on succeeding evenings, to various places of amusement. As they were one evening strolling up Chestnut-street, this friend, Mr. Sharpe, stopped at the well-lighted vestibule of a stately building, that had the air of a private house, although it was thrown open, and proposed that they should go in, and see what was going on there.
The climate just now is delicious; and these clean quiet streets, with the trees which shade them, have all the freshness of spring. Many Southern strangers are here, enjoying the delightful residence this city affords at this season of the year. Chestnut-street, if not so crowded, quite as gay as Broadway just now, being daily filled with pretty women. Theatre crowded. 24th.
The beautiful family mansion on Chestnut-street had to be given up the carriage and elegant furniture sold under the hammer, while the family retired, overwhelmed with distress, to an humble dwelling in an obscure part of the city. Seven years from the day on which Mrs.
"Nor I. But, driven by necessity, I believe that I could brave to go there, or anywhere else, even though I have not been in Chestnut-street for nearly two years." "Will you go, then, Mary?" Anna asked, in an earnest, appealing tone. "Yes, Anna, as you seem so shrinkingly reluctant, I will go."
They had now reached Chestnut-street, which was filled with gaily-dressed people, enjoying the balmy breath of a soft May evening. Mrs.
And forthwith Mary prepared herself; and rolling up the two elegant capes, proceeded with them to the store of Mrs. , in Chestnut-street. It was crowded with customers when she entered, and so she shrunk away to the back part of the store, until Mrs. should be more at leisure, and she could bargain with her without attracting attention.
Since such fashions are rife in Chestnut-street and Broadway now, they must have been in Canaan and Pandanaram four thousand years ago!
At seven A.M. left Chestnut-street for Baltimore. Whilst steering through the waters of the Chesapeake, perceived a large steamer standing right for us, with a signal flying. Learned that this was the Columbus, bound for Norfolk, Virginia, for which place we had several passengers, who were now to be transhipped to the approaching vessel.
Harwood, for Anna and Mary Graham's old friend had become a married woman entered the store of Mrs. on Chestnut-street, for the purchase of some goods. While one of the girls in attendance was waiting upon her, she observed a young woman, neatly, but poorly clad, whom she had often seen there before, come in, and go back to the far end of the store.
After mature consideration of the case, the committee, believing Ben was legally entitled to freedom, agreed to apply to Judge Inskeep for a writ of habeas corpus; and Isaac T. Hopper was sent to serve it upon Pierce Butler, Esq., at his house in Chestnut-street. Being told that Mr. Butler was at dinner, he said he would wait in the hall until it suited his convenience to attend to him. Mr.