“Snow. Another lonely day has passed. have not been out during the day. afternoon it has cleared away. quite pleasant the sleiging (sleighing) is pretty good they seem to be flying merrily this afternoon. Evening. Chilly. Annie J. Wright passed the evening with Lizzie and I.” – Hattie E.F. D.
Notes: Lizzie is Hattie’s younger sister, who would have been 13yrs old in 1866.
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