Category Archives: Dumas

October 18, 1932

Tues., 18  Morning devotions. Dumas washes but cannot hang the clothes as it rains all day. Have a choking spell at noon. How can I avoid them?  Penwomen meet with Mrs. Carrol Langdon. An enthusiastic meeting, very nice refreshments. Mr. … Continue reading

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October 13, 1932

Thurs., 13   Morning devotions.  Poor.  Dumas helping. Grace frosts the cakes. Helen makes the sandwiches. I do a little of everything and nothing.  Our card party comes afternoon. Mrs. Brownell, Mrs. Goodere, whom I entertain, “      Jones, … Continue reading

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October 11, 1932

Tues. 11  No devotions on act. (sic) of static.  Rain and wind in the morning, shifting to the north.  Dumas washes and clothes get dry.  Helen & I iron and Dumas sweeps chambers.  Poetry magazine sample copy.  Letter & Portland … Continue reading

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October 4, 1932

Tues., 4  Morning devotions. Dumas washes. Cleans out kitchen, porch & bathroom. Clothes dry. Henrietta comes for dinner & the afternoon. She forgets the eggs & we go out after them. Sister Helen comes in Mrs. Arms’s car. Mrs. Arms, … Continue reading

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September 27, 1932

Thurs., 27  Get the morning devotions from N.Y. at 8 o’clock. Make a custard pie & spoil it in baking. Dumas washes & the clothes get nearly dry, even tho it is cold, raw and some rain. We do not … Continue reading

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September 20, 1932

Tues., 20  No morning devotions. A nice day. Dumas washes. Mrs. Arms comes for Helen at 9 A.M.  She goes to Burlington. Tuttle takes Grace & me to Middlebury after dinner. Grace stays & we come home via Quaker Village. … Continue reading

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September 17, 1932

Sat., 17  Morning devotions.  Make a custard pie. Get dinner under difficulties. Arthur’s wife, Alga, & daughter Alga-Frances come unexpectedly on their way from E-town (sic) to Hartford, Conn. I had planned a picked-up dinner. O dear! Why is it … Continue reading

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