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July 20, 1937

Tues., 20   Devotions. Caroline & her husband from ? call in the a.m. Henrietta comes for dinner & to spend the afternoon with me. I go to sleep Helen cleans up all the table linen and drawers. Cucumbers from … Continue reading

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July 19, 1937

Mon., 19  Devotions. Much pain. Helen washes all the windows downstairs. Grace & Helen call on Sarah Cotey in evening. Raspberries. A nice letter from Anna.   According to Ella’s death certificate, she had shingles as well as the heart … Continue reading

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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 17, 1937

Sat., 17   Dr. Walton talks. Write Anna. Mrs. Chamberlain cleaning upstairs. Frances gets dinner. Mrs. C. irons   ?   curtains in my room & finishes cleaning. Grace reads the papers & Kathleen finishes the Kentucky(?) book. Bright sunshine … Continue reading

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April 16, 1937

Fri., 16   Morning devotions. Mrs. ?  cleaning chambers. Mine is torn up tonight.  ?    ?   ?  & his new vacuum cleaner takes a lot of time. Tuttle takes him down. Grace reads the dailies. Grace gets dinner … Continue reading

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April 15, 1937

Thurs.. 15   (Other writing)   Morning devotions. Mrs. Chamberlain comes to clean. I wrote to Helen. Henrietta & Karl come to dinner. I wrote to Hindley. We sorted letters & papers and cleaned out waste baskets.

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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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March 31, 1937

Wed., 31   (Other writing–punctuation sic.)  Morning devotions another sunny day. Dumas does the washing and housework Frances does not come. Write Sister Helen. Letters from Mrs. Hafer and Bernice Graham. Grace gets dinner and reads to me.

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