1896 – In the evening Melvin (Henry Melvin Sperry) took me up town. We went over to Hyde’s Store then over to the Excelsor and then up to Grandma Sperry’s (Emily Louisa Miller). I left Melvin there and went up to Burton’s. Esther (Emily Esther Sperry) and I went down town. We met Mr. and Mrs. Burton. He returned to town and Mrs. Burton went to class with us. I slept up to Burton’s.