Category Archives: Dumas

June 29, 1937

Tues., 29   It rains this morning but clears later and Dumas gets the clothes dry. Anna comes out and is with me all day. Sit up two hours in the P.M. A card from Helen.

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June 8, 1937

Tues., 8   Morning devotions. Dumas comes to wash. Bessie Norton a new nurse comes for to-night to let Miss Taft rest. Sat up twice, in the morning and afternoon. Had ice cream. Dr. Phelps calls. Miss Taft reads to … Continue reading

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June 1, 1937

Tues., 1  Morning devotions. Hot and close. I sit up and go to sleep in the chair. Sarah here & Henrietta calls in P.M. Dumas washes and comes up to see me. I am so sick.

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May 11, 1937

Tues., 11  Morning devotion. I slept late. Dumas washes & irons. Henrietta comes. Sun shines beautiful warm day. Dr. calls. Clean up the room with the vacuum cleaner and I am mad.

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April 30, 1937

Fri., 30   Get dressed with some trouble(?)  Morning devotions. Dumas does the work cleans the shed & Grace gets dinner. Henrietta comes. Poor old Grace  (illegible patch)  Dr. P comes This is the last entry in Ella Fisher’s own … Continue reading

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April 28, 1937

Wed., 28    Morning devotions. Dumas & Frances clean the old pantry. I go for a walk & George helps me back. Write Helen & Kathleen reads 2 hours to me  (4 illegible lines)

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April 27, 1937

Tues., 27   Dumas washes & irons   ?   come to mend my clothes that are falling to pieces. She also takes care of my feet & any more  ?   ?     Grace to supper at Karl’s.

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April 20, 21, 22, 23, 1937

Tues., 20   Morning devotions. Dumas washes & irons. Ben & Ann come. Ben goes relic hunting. Goes after Henrietta who comes for a visit. Frances gets dinner. Grace reads the papers & goes to a Com. in the evening. … Continue reading

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April 14, 1937

Wed., 14   (Other writing)   Morning devotions. Dumas & Frances clean the attic—also clean Grace’s and my closets. Letter from Helen. The books came. Grace went to Middlebury to meet Mrs. Witherell. Bull pouts and green peas for dinner.

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April 13, 1937

Tues., 13   Morning devotions. Dumas washes & irons. Frances dinner (sic) Sleep an hour before dinner. Letter from Helen. Mr. Bennett(?) calls  I work in the balsam to while the afternoon away all(?) power(?) all knowledge (illegible lines) Redeemer. … Continue reading

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