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Kimball came over and sat on the "cooker" & talked to us in the yard - He said talks very "Eastern" & is rather interesting. Had to give up college & the career of a surgeon - when his father died - to help his uncle on a farm. At my suggestion he is to make a cooler for the church sale & Alice is to buy it - all satisfied I got some fudge at "Sade's" & we ate it. It rained a little. After dinner went out & sat on the rocks up back of the house & read. Nan soon got too hot & nervous & went back just before supper Miss and Mrs. Lawrence called - (Brooklyn school teacher & her mother.) After supper we went up to the "Vestry" for ice cream - a huge dish for 10¢ - (Nan's treat) Gurdon took his gun & went for porcupines but didn't get any. Walked back with Jno. Davis & had quite a talk. Later Mr. & Mrs. Brewer & blind Miss (Harriett?) Knight called. They were pleasant - especially Miss Knight. The boys can't bear Mr. Brewer & are always playing tricks on him. Aug. 23. Thurs. Hot morning - Loafed & read - We had a call (under the trees) from Rev. Dr.(?) Pattison of Balto (very pleasant) and his sister-in-law Mrs. Stevens, wife of Major Stevens of the Ancient & Honorable Artillery (now retired) and an author & expert on fly fishing &c. We talked Canada &c. I found her very agreeable & Dr. P.

funny. It looked rainy this p.m. and did shower some. We walked up to Quiroux's (Carew's) and


Kimball came over and sat on the "cooker" & talked to us in the yard - He said talks very "Eastern" & is rather interesting. Had to give up college & the career of a surgeon - when his father died - to help his uncle on a farm. At my suggestion he is to make a cooler for the church sale & Alice is to buy it - all satisfied I got some fudge at "Sade's" & we ate it. It rained a little. After dinner went out & sat on the rocks up back of the house & read. Nan soon got too hot & nervous & went back just before supper Miss and Mrs. Lawrence called - (Brooklyn school teacher & her mother.) After supper we went up to the "Vestry" for ice cream - a huge dish for 10¢ - (Nan's treat) Gurdon took his gun & went for porcupines but didn't get any. Walked back with Jno. Davis & had quite a talk. Later Mr. & Mrs. Brewer & blind Miss (Harriett?) Knight called. They were pleasant - especially Miss Knight. The boys can't bear Mr. Brewer & are always playing tricks on him. Aug. 23. Thurs. Hot morning - Loafed & read - We had a call (under the trees) from Rev. Dr.(?) Pattison of Balto (very pleasant) and his sister-in-law Mrs. Stevens, wife of Major Stevens of the Ancient & Honorable Artillery (now retired) and an author & expert on fly fishing &c. We talked Canada &c. I found her very agreeable & Dr. P.

funny. It looked rainy this p.m. and did shower some. We walked up to Quiroux's (Carew's) and


Kimball came over and sat on the "cooker" & talked to us in the yard - He said talks very "Eastern" & is rather interesting. Had to give up college & the career of a surgeon - when his father died - to help his uncle on a farm. At my suggestion he is to make a cooler for the church sale & Alice is to buy it - all satisfied I got some fudge at "Sade's" & we ate it. It rained a little. After dinner went out & sat on the rocks up back of the house & read. Nan soon got too hot & nervous & went back just before supper Miss and Mrs. Lawrence called - (Brooklyn school teacher & her mother.) After supper we went up to the "Vestry" for ice cream - a huge dish for 10¢ - (Nan's treat) Gurdon took his gun & went for porcupines but didn't get any. Walked back with Jno. Davis & had quite a talk. Later Mr. & Mrs. Brewer & blind Miss (Harriett?) Knight called. They were pleasant - especially Miss Knight. The boys can't bear Mr. Brewer & are always playing tricks on him. Aug. 23. Thurs. Hot morning - Loafed & read - We had a call (under the trees) from Rev. Dr.(?) Pattison of Balto (very pleasant) and his sister-in-law Mrs. Stevens, wife of Major Stevens of the Ancient & Honorable Artillery (now retired) and an author & expert on fly fishing &c. We talked Canada &c. I found her very agreeable & Dr. P.

funny. It looked rainy this p.m. and did shower some. We walked up to Quiroux's (Carew's) and

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