Mrs. William Copeland
Excerpt:December 23, 1840 ~ Wednesday Dec Wednesday 23rd I called upon Mr Phil Filippo Pistrucci 46 Charloette Street Fitzroy square & I took my first sitting of two hours & a half for him to take my Portrait [FIGURE] I conversed with Him upon the subject of religion, he had formerly belonged to the Catholic faith but seeing so much iniquity in the Priest while in Itily He denyed & rejected the Roman religion & wrote against all ...Dates:December 23, 1840 December 24, 1840
Excerpt:February 17, 1841 ~ Wednesday 17th Great excitement prevails throughout London esspecially in the House of parliament conserning the Imprisionment of Mr MCCleod & the North Eastern Boundary Question, Parliame- nt now seemes determined on war to evry Human appearance it cannot be evaded, But to the reflecting mind it seems as though the Nations at the present time, were Insane & their Kings, Presidents & Senitors entirely destitute of all wisdom. But they will all soon learn their is a God ...Dates:February 17, 1841
Excerpt:not be alone in coming out & receiving our doctrin. But with regard to these things they are all in the hands of God. Doctor Copeland & his wife has just come in and & wishes us to go to a tea total Meeting which is expected to be the greatest Ever held in London As the celebrated James, Silk, Buckingham is to occupy the chair. So I will lay down my pen & go to meeting & in the morning I will tell you ...