Category Archives: From the Vergennes Historical Society

January 26, 1937

Tues., 26   Morning devotions. Dumas washing & irons. A good day. Letters from Helen. Mrs. Brown calls on Red Cross work for flood victims. Henrietta more comfortable. Work in the balsam. Write Gertrude. Advertisements

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July 18, 1932

Mon., 18  Morning devotions. Grace takes the train for Saratoga. Cooler, a lot. Write Gertrude & a card to Ben. Sort & destroy some papers & letters. Letter from Helen. Have a very quiet day.

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May 30, 1932

Mon., 30  Morning devotions.  Memorial Day. Grace very busy all day. William Wills calls, also Ed. Haye’s son, Will, grown to be a wrinkled, grey-headed man. He also was a neighbor. Henrietta takes me to the cemetery. We put flowers … Continue reading

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January 30, 1932 & hand-written “Just a Dog” poem

Sat., Jan. 30  Mansfield visible. Morning devotions. Make a custard & a mince pie. Do the morning work & get dinner. Grace makes 2 funeral pieces for John Thomas’ funeral. A lovely silk for a gown from Helen Fisher. Box … Continue reading

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January 27, 1932 & some rough drafts

Wed., 27  (“ 2nd” is written in the upper left corner of the page and occasionally other numbers are written there. I have no idea why.) Morning devotions. After a rainy night clouds. Henrietta comes for an all-day visit. Do … Continue reading

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January 26, 1932 & “Vermont” poem, typed

Tues. 26  Morning devotions.  Have a lovely night’s sleep.  Do a little typing, look over manuscript. Grace goes down town afternoon. Do the morning work. Am thinking much about the 29th and the farm house which I picture in the … Continue reading

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January 24, 1932 & a letter from Henry to Ben

Sun., Jan. 24  The sun shines to-day. Did not sleep well last night. The mocking bird comes for a bite to eat. Henrietta comes & Karl & Warner go to church. Grace also & she goes down in the evening. … Continue reading

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