Category Archives: From the H. Sheldon Museum

August 23, 1932

Tues., 23  Morning devotions. A nice day. Dumas washes & irons. John Birkett mends an apple tree. Grace goes with Mrs. Pliny Norton to Waterbury. The State Regent & some chapter regents meet there to-day. Letter from Anna, with outlines … Continue reading

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August 22, 1932

Mon., 22  Morning devotions.  A nice day. Grace puts on a flower show at the new theatre, Mr. Otis, George & Wilma helping. I get dinner & visit most of the time. Road men are working at the bridge & … Continue reading

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August 21, 1932

Sun., 21  A nice day. Most of a sermon from Montreal. Still it is vacation. Tuttle gives Helen & me a ride. Grace is too busy with her flower work. Mary Ross & Henrietta come at different times but go … Continue reading

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August 20, 1932

Sat., 20  Morning devotions. Make 2 apple pies. My first ones. Get dinner & Ben, Ben Jr. & Anne come in. They all leave, taking Virginia with them. Wilma also leaves us, her summer over. Helen comes in for supper. … Continue reading

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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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