Cornelia H., age 32, North Carolina


Matt Kate and Ann washing Matt washing up things generally. Mr Henry took the children to have their ambrotypes taken. Turned very cold this evening Rene washed up my room. I have been sewing on Eddies body I asked Mr Henry to have his type taken for me. He did with Eddie in his lap but told the children not to tell me we are devotedly attached to each other.  *(Henry Family Papers, 1837-1911, North Carolina Room, Pack Library, Asheville, NC)