File #5125: "Deborah Bowerman 42.pdf"


E dith’s birth day would have been 23. _
10thWe came home, Uncle Arthur &
Samuel Haight came here also the
former stoping [sic] three nights with us.
[pg 75]
4m 20th Nelson & his family left for Napanee
g iving him a thousand dollors [sic] to leave the
place, we miss them very much. _
24th Robert & Elizabeth came up,
26th They are gone down to Levens,
to day [sic], ____
_28th Levi’s birth-day 49 years, the Children
out here, also Elizabeth & Mary. _
1880 5mo 1st Froze a quarter of an inch,
E lizabeth with u s . ____
_7th Lydia Birth-day the Children disappointed
at not going back in the woods to gather
flowers it being a wet day, Elizabeth with
us, also Mary Carrie, & the Children,
in all probability it will be the last birth
-day [sic] that Lydia will ever spend here.
[pg 76]
1880 5m 6th E Cad man helped Lydia
w ash the wood-work. ____
_16th Over to Levis [sic] some of them down in
the Grave-yard looking at Ediths [sic] grave.
_17th E Cadman brought us home behind
T opsey, got some dinner, & then went
d own to see Maria Ellsworth.
We are feeling rather sad & discouraged,
thinking what a home we have lost,
just to gratify one poor man, cannot

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