Sunday, January 21, 1866

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“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.
https://jgburdette.wordpress.com/2012/10/11/at-the-mercy-of-the-sea-ss-central-america/

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© 2016 Amy E. McManus

 

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