“Pleasant but cold. Mrs Alfred Balcomb was buried from the church went to the green had my dress cut. passed the evening at home Annie J. Wright passed a part of the evening with us.” – Hattie E.F. D.
Notes: See entries from February 21 to 24 for recent Balcom(b) family history.
The “green” Hattie refers to is Taunton Green, the center of town.
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