May 1, 1866

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“Pleasant. remained at home during the day. attended the evening prayer meeting  there was but a few present. came home alone as John attended a festival at the green.” – Hattie E.F. D.

Notes:  The “green” Hattie refers to is Taunton Green, the center of town. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taunton_Green_Historic_District
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