“Pleasant and warm. Mary Abby gave me a short call this morning.
Abby Dunibar (sp?) passed the P.M. with Lizzie.
John passed the evening with me
another very pleasant evening has passed”
-Hattie E.F. D.
– Lizzie is Hattie’s younger sister, who would have been 13yrs old in 1866.
– Hattie will marry John two years later, in 1868.
– Advertisement from the Taunton Directory, 1850
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