Louisa P., age 70, North Carolina

Colder. Mud all gone. Downtown with M. Bank – coupons for Anna, etc., etc. – Called on the Lorreys – Janie came. Chicken $1.20 – eggs .70 doz – butter .60 lb – Wrote Xmas cards and did up small gifts. 4:30 last service of Mission very impressive.  *(Louisa Pitkin Diary #M2003.5.1, D. H. Ramsey Library Special Collections, UNC Asheville)