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December 31, 1903

Thurs., 31  Cold.  Gertrude goes on flyer to Burlington.  Work for Anna.  Clear up her school dress, &tc.  It is hard to tell if this year has been a failure.   so far as work is concerned, I have certainly … Continue reading

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December 30, 1903

Wed., 30  Fix sponge & press Gertrude’s dress skirt & make her a black skirt with 2 ruffles, to wear under it.  Alice Warner visits Helen.  

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December 29, 1903

Tues., 29  Hud irons.  Work all day lining Gertrude’s coat end late in the evening.  

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December 28, 1903

Mon., 28  We do our own wash to day.  Commence Anna’s white aprons & finish one.  Benjamin harnesses & drives me down town.  Do some shopping.  Buy Anna a dress at MJ. McCuen’s.  Post letters to Susie, Mary Roberts, & … Continue reading

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December 27, 1903

Sun., 27  Bitter cold.  Grace, Helen, Gertrude & Benjamin attend church.  I stay at home.  Grace goes on paper train to Middlebury, to her school.  

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December 26, 1903

Sat., 26  Bake bread, pies &tc.  Make Grace a black apron.  Henry fitting up his room.  Growing cold.  

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December 25, 1903

Fri., 25  A hurry day.  Recieve (sic) a clock, wrapper, 2 collars, money bags,  5 Holder (sic) Lamp globe, 2 towels, picture of Ella Tullar, blocks for quilt,  handkerchief.  Ruth goes on flyer to N.Y.  Make handkerchiefs for girls P.M.  … Continue reading

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