Category Archives: Ashton Fisher

January 21, 1932 & a letter to Ben

Thurs., Jan. 21  Morning devotions.  The minister had an earnest voice & meant what he said. Do the morning work & get dinner. Letter from Hattie, in which she says Ashton will keep his share in the cottage until he … Continue reading

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January 7, 1932

Thurs., Jan. 7 Morning devotions.  Rather a nice day. Ruth Benton & Mrs. Haight come up to see the mocking bird. I finish my part of the ironing, get dinner, etc. Write Ashton and Hattie.  Write him about the Cottage.  … Continue reading

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October 11, 1929 and “Nightfall”

Fri., 11  Morning devotions.  A beautiful day. Can 6 jars of chopped pears. Type a little. Write a birthday letter to Ashton. Have a ride over the beautiful winding drive along New Haven River to the Mills & across Bristol … Continue reading

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July 10, 1929

Wed., 10  Have a bad spell when I attempt to get up. Stay in bed again to-day. Ashton & Hattie come in to see me—a short call in the morning. Miss Miles comes to see me in the afternoon, reminding … Continue reading

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June 1, 1929

Sat., 1  Morning devotions. Get something in my eye & have Dr. Foote, who removes it painlessly. Ashton & Hattie stop on their way to Saratoga. Both under the weather & anxious to get home. Mrs. Will Cotey makes a … Continue reading

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May 30, 1929

Thurs., 30  Cora Barron dies to-day. Decoration Day. Ashton & Hattie up early. They get started for the Cottage around 7 A.M. Get most of the morning devotions after which I go with Tuttle & place flowers on our 2 … Continue reading

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May 29, 1929

Wed., 29  Morning devotions. Another hot day. Look over greens which I dig “myself”!  In the midst Hattie & Ashton come. Dumas working this afternoon.  After supper, Hattie & Ashton drive down street. I wait a little then go off … Continue reading

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