"They Say," The Boston Advocate, Sep 11, 1886

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Title

"They Say," The Boston Advocate, Sep 11, 1886

Subject

Manners / Etiquette
Social Events--Misc.
Rumors
Gossip--Published
Lewis, Lillian Alberta ( (pseudonym: Bert Islew), 1861-?
Journalists/Writers
Illness
Humor
Black Periodicals
Citation of Anonymous Source

Description

In this edition of "They Say," Bert Islew informs her readers, among others,
  • "That Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe is in ill health"
  • "That the son of Jay Gould, who has been visiting Saratoga, was not introduced to any young lady while there, and that he did not seem to pine for their society"
  • "That there were more ladies than gentleman at the reception last Friday evening"
  • "That as a natural consequence some of the ladies did not enjoy that state of affairs, while all the gentlemen were well pleased."

For more info on the column and its author, please see the description for "They Say," Dec 4, 1886, and our entry on Lillian A. Lewis.

Credit

My Heritage (via Boston Public Library)

Creator

Lewis, Lillian Alberta ( (pseudonym: Bert Islew), 1861-?

Date

1886-09-11

Type

Reference

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Archive

Geocode (Latitude)

42.21426

Geocode (Longitude)

-71.057495

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Citation

Lewis, Lillian Alberta ( (pseudonym: Bert Islew), 1861-?, “"They Say," The Boston Advocate, Sep 11, 1886,” Archival Gossip Collection, accessed May 19, 2024, https://archivalgossip.com/collection/items/show/991.

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