Category Archives: Benjamin Fisher

January 12, 1937

Tues., 12   Morning devotions. Dumas washes & does the housework. Grace does the cooking. I write Gertrude. Letter from Ben. Tuttle attends a Bank annual election of offcers. Home to dinner. Work the balsam. A good ? all is … Continue reading

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December 28, 1933

Thurs., 28   Morning devotions after a cold night. Play with a jigsaw puzzle. Knit, etc. Letters from Gertrude & Anna. An invitation to Tea from Mrs. Collins for to-morrow night which I must turn down and am sorry to … Continue reading

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December 24, 1933

Sun., 24   Stuff & steam the turkey. Grace attends church & S.S.  Write Gertrude & Ben. Mary Ross brings a glass of crabapple jelly. Mrs. Ketcham calls, which gives me a chance to pay her for fixing my coat. … Continue reading

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December 20, 1933

Wed., 20   Morning devotions. Spend the morning on Ben’s Christmas box. Ruth helps on the dinner & does the morning work. It is too much. She is not so well. Write Christmas cards. Warner, Karl Haven & Henrietta call. … Continue reading

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December 19, 1933

Tues., 19   Morning devotions. Dress & get down stairs. Ruth at the helm. Feeling rather shaky but improve toward night. Ruth ties up my packages. Two to Anna & one to Ben. Receive a few cards & send a … Continue reading

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December 16, 1933

Sat., 16   Morning devotions not very intelligible because the speaker talks too fast. Dumas doing the work, the little that  Ruth leaves. She, Ruth, cleans the chicken, gets most of the dinner. I have all the cold I can … Continue reading

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December 3, 1933

Sun., 3   Cold abating, tho I am not feeling good. Dark. Rain in the air. Grace attends church & S.S.  Ruth helping everywhere. Three rugs from No. Adams. Ream of paper from Tuttle Co. Wings (?) & American Poetry … Continue reading

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