Category Archives: Pastimes and Desirable Skills

Edward Quin Requests the Return of his Book, NC, 1816

August 23, 1816 (American Recorder, a newspaper of Washington, Beaufort, NC, 3d page) Edward Quin requests that the person to whom he lent a book, called Haywood’s Justice, some months ago, will have the goodness to return it—As it is … Continue reading

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Hon. Robert P. Dick’s Lectures on Hebrew Poetry

July 5, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page) We have received a copy of Sunday Afternoon Lectures before the Greensboro Law School by Hon. Robt. P. Dick. It is a neatly printed volume of over … Continue reading

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C.L. Wilson’s Singing Classes, 1883, Martin County, NC

May 31, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page) Mr. C.L. Wilson has large singing classes at Hamilton and at Williamston.  

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Mr. Reede’s Dancing School, Washington, NC, 1816

January 19, 1816 (American Recorder, a newspaper of Washington, Beaufort, NC, 1st page) Dancing School. Mr. Reede respectfully informs the Parents and Guardians of children in Washington and its vicinity, that his                         SCHOOL will commence on the 4th Wednesday … Continue reading

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