Louisa P., age 69, North Carolina

Tryon. Warm. All went to church. Mr Griffiths preached powerful sermon on Service. Cooked dinner (simple) – Emma’s day out – Had open fire in sitting room – Miss Watson called – also Mr and Mrs Lindsey. Four Griffiths came to tea and enjoyed it.  *(Louisa Pitkin Diary #M2003.5.1, D. H. Ramsey Library Special Collections, UNC Asheville)