“Walked uptown with him after tea to see the ruins of the Unitarian church in Mercer Street…one of the neatest in the city, which was burned this morning.”

“Walked uptown with him after tea to see the ruins of the Unitarian church in Mercer Street…one of the neatest in the city, which was burned this morning.”
Virginia Union University
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George Templeton Strong, The Diary of George Templeton Strong: Young Man in New York, 1835-1849, entry for November 26, 1837. New York: Macmillan, 1952. volume 1, page 78.