Category Archives: Dumas

December 17, 1932

Sat., 17   A cold morning. 15 below. Dumas does the work. I make a small custard pie for dinner & a cherry pie for to-morrow. Keep about & think I have a fairly good day. I am listening to … Continue reading

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December 13, 1932

Tues., 13   Morning devotions. Dumas doing the regular work & finishing up dusty chambers & stairways. A raw south wind. Letters from Helen & Hattie. I write Helen & some notes to sympathizing friends. Made some lemon-verbena bags. Give one … Continue reading

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December 10, 1932

Sat., 10   Morning devotions. Make a custard pie & an apple pie. Dumas comes to help out. I am glad of her for I do not feel good. Tuttle takes me to the cemetery. Nothing has touched the flowers, not … Continue reading

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December 6, 1932

Tues., 6  Morning devotions. I am dressed and eat breakfast down stairs. Letter from Helen. Dumas washes. I get dinner. Iron a little & Dumas almost finishes it. A very dark day. Henrietta comes a little while. Write Helen.

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December 3, 1932

Sat., 3   Glad to stay in bed. Letter from Anna. A call from Mrs. Brown. Later a call from Mr. Hagar. These days must be given me to recuperate so I will not call them lost.  Dumas comes unexpectedly & … Continue reading

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November 29, 1932

Tues., 29  Morning devotions. Anna goes at 7-45 on the bus for Pittsfield. Dumas does the work & washes all the extra bed & table linen. Tuttle takes Grace & me to N.H. Street where the Green Mt. Branch of … Continue reading

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November 23, 1932

Wed., 23   Morning devotions. Ashton dies this morning. Grace gets the news by telegraph & telephone, but does not tell me. Tuttle & Henrietta come & then I know. Have a bad day. Mr. Hagar comes to comfort me & … Continue reading

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