Louisa P., age 72, North Carolina


Tryon. Bright. Called on the Berrys. Admiral ill in bed. Went over the house – very pretty and comfortable. Walked with M. to telegraph office. Mary Pitkin went early to Spartanburg to buy shoes etc. In afternoon I called on Miss Stone and Mrs Leonard and to church.  *(Louisa Pitkin Diary #M2003.5.1, D. H. Ramsey Library Special Collections, UNC Asheville)