Thursday, September 25, 2014

Social Chit Chat Between Competing NY Society Swans Mrs. Charles Maverick Parker to Mrs. Richard K. Haight…Fantasy Society Game - 1855

Woman’s Record; Sketches of all Distinguished Women – NY 1853
(Original Copyright Expired)

Social chit chat between competing New York Society Swans Mrs. Charles Maverick Parker (Cornelia Vanderburgh Parker) to Mrs. R. K. Haight (Sarah Rogers Haight) …overheard by some at the recent January 17, 1855 "Ladies' Ball for the Relief of the Poor"… being screamed above the music between adjoining boxes at the Academy of Music – “I am queen of New York society dearie...” “But I am the pretty one Cornelia…”


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