Journal: Jeanette Sperry

1896 (Thursday) – I received a letter from Bessie Sperry. In the evening Esther (Emily Esther Sperry), Father (Charles Henry Sperry) and I went up town. Esther and I went up to Burton’s to get ready for the Leap Year Ball. We went down to Grandmothers (Emily Louisa Miller) and Father was there. Lil Black (Lillie May […]

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Journal: Jeanette Sperry

1896 (Tuesday) – I went over to Aunt Emma Hague’s (Emma Elizabeth Webb) for my music lesson from there I went down to the post office and then up to Grandmother’s (Emily Louisa Miller). Father (Charles Henry Sperry) came home on the train he had been up to Provo. We came down home together. In the […]

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Journal: Jeanette Sperry

1896 (Monday) – In the evening I went up town. Stopped at Grandpa Sperry’s (Charles Sperry) and he unhitched and put away the horse for me. I went up to Burton’s, Esther (Emily Esther Sperry) and Mrs. Burton were getting ready to go to the Theater. After they had gone I practiced on the piano […]

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Journal: Jeanette Sperry

1896 (Friday) – About sundown, I walked up town. I went up to Burton’s. Mr. Burton took Esther (Emily Esther Sperry), Mrs. Burton, Della Kendall (Adella Kendall), Lil Black (Lillie May Black) and myself up to a dance in the Little Grand. While there I was introduced to Julius Pratt, Esther and I used to know […]

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Journal: Jeanette Sperry

1896 (Thursday) – I went up town with Melvin (Henry Melvin Sperry). He brought back a book the Esther (Emily Esther Sperry) had borrowed at the library, ‘At the Mercy of Timarius’. In the afternoon Mrs. Burton and I went down town. First to the post office and then to Hyde’s Store. She waited at Hyde’s […]

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Journal: Jeanette Sperry

1896 (Tuesday) – I went down to Grover’s to see May (May Grover). It was her birthday. She was 17 years old. May and I came up to the post office. Oscar Lunt (Alfred Oscar Lunt) came in and talked to us for a few minutes. May and I took a walk while waiting for the […]

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Journal: Jeanette Sperry

1896 (Monday) – In the evening Melvin (Henry Melvin Sperry) took me up town. We went over to Hyde’s Store then over to the Excelsior 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 […]

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