Author Archives: Mary F C Pratt

August 19, 1932

Fri., 19  Morning devotions. Do a little mending.

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August 18, 1932

Thurs., 18  Morning devotions. Make a steamed fruit pudding with whipped (sic) Letter from Sister Helen. She is not so well and will not come the 22nd as she planned. Write Cousin Addie.   I think I’ve been mixing up … Continue reading

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August 17, 1932

Wed., 17   Morning devotions. The Penwomen meet with us. Mrs. Hoyt comes after an illness. I work until they come. We have 11, but Miss Bosworth stays only a few minutes. A racing wind but a very good day. Dumas … Continue reading

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August 16, 1932

Tues., 16   Morning devotions.  Dumas washes. A good day to dry clothes. Hot. Grace & Virginia attend the S.S. picnic at our Bay. I make filled cookies. Have terrible luck. Write Anna. Write Helen. She will be home soon.

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August 15, 1932

Mon., 15  Morning devotions. Make a custard pie. Warner comes to visit Virginia. Write Sister Helen. Work a little on the electric stove. Sort papers, etc. We go out to Henrietta’s for supper.

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August 14, 1932

Sun., 14   No devotions but a sermon from Montreal. I get a chicken dinner. No one attend church. It is vacation for Mr. Hagar. Read “Silver Slippers” by Temple Bailey. Get a little ride around the square. Karl’s family go to … Continue reading

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August 13, 1932

Sat., 13  Morning devotions. Make 2 berry pies. Mend a tablecloth. Letter from Gertrude. Lamp for Ben’s room from Sears, Roebuck. Virginia goes to Henrietta’s for the day. Mrs. Will Strong, Mrs. John Strong and Mary Strong come to call. … Continue reading

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