“Pleasant. attended sabbath school also the afternoon services Capt Hiram Burts funeral. there was a great many present Uncle Addison called John passed the evening here with Mary and I.” – Hattie E.F. D.
Notes: Captain Hiram Burt may be the same individual who was captain of the ship Marine, out of Boston, and rescued survivors of a sinking ship Central America in 1857. See images from the Taunton Directory of 1850 and the Library of Congress.
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