Cornelia H., age 32, North Carolina


Matt got very angry with me about the children wasting her chalk, packed up her things to leave right away. If she don’t mind she will be sitting up in the cold like Mag Morris I have been weaving the children weary me a good deal about my weaving Eddie has no pants he looks so small.  *(Henry Family Papers, 1837-1911, North Carolina Room, Pack Library, Asheville, NC)