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Memoranda


Letters Received Jan. 2. 1892

Mell from, Wallace (daughter)

A. L. [Alvira Lucy Coolidge] Cox, Manti (<Book> business)

Julia Betty1 [Julia Ann Wright Petty], Richmond (<Ex.> business)

A. K. [Annie Katrine Jensen] Bartlett Vernal (<Ex.> business)

Pauline Hall West Portage (copy)

Letter to President T. [Thomas] E. Ricks

Rexburg [Idaho] Aug. 6. 1892.

Sep. 6. 92 Murray [Idaho]

Barry N. Hillard gave me 25.00 towards steel engraving

W. W. Woods Wallace 25.00 Sep. 8, 1892 for steel engraving

Sent for Greek Philosophy

to Chicago. 1.25 Nov. 13. 1892

To The Cycle [Nov. 13. 1892]2

New York City [p. 367] {p. 305}

Letter from Verona Jan. 15. |92

[Letter from]3 Mell. Jan. 16. 92–

Mell Feb. [1892]

Verona 20. [1892] in June–

Wrote to Dr. [Rosetta Luce] Gilchrist, Ohio

Minna V. Lewis San Fran.

Alice C. Waterman [San Fran.]4

Eliza D. Keith [San Fran.]

Verona [San Fran.]

sent Daisie Birthday present

tea spoon angel Moroni

Cor. Sec. W.N.P.A.5 Mrs. M. [Martha] D.

Lincoln Washington D.C.

Clara B. Colby [Washington D.C.]

Alice Stone Blackwell, Boston

H. R. Shattuck [Boston]

Mell, Wallace Idaho

Letters written in July

Nellie B. Eyster San Francisco

Florence Percy Matheson [San Francisco]

Minna V. Lewis [San Francisco]

Geo. T. Gaden [San Francisco]

Mrs. J. M. Flower Chicago

Clara B. Colby Washington [p. 368] {p. 306}

Wrote Letters to Mell

J. H. Bennett D. & R.G.

R. W. [Ruth Welton] Tyler—Beaver

Annie

Sent New Year’s, Cards to

Mary [Mitchell] Pitchforth, Nephi

L. L. Daton [Lucinda Lee Dalton], Payson

Emma Kofod, Levan

M. A. Greenhalgh, Meadow

Verona & Daisie [Dunford], Idaho

Maria M. Johnson, Circleville

Minnie Christenson, Farmington

Minerva W. [White] Snow Manti

Sarah [Ann Nelson] Peterson Ephraim

Rebecca [Coolidge] Wareham Manti

Sarah E. Russell Mexico

Geneva Clark Thorndike [Hampden, Massachusetts] [p. 369] {p. 307}

cash account. january.

date.

received.

paid.

1

Q. M. & D. [George Q., Margaret, Daniel Cannon]

.40

2

Ticket D. & R.G. [Denver & Rio Grande Railway]

1.

50

"

Bus

.

25

Gurney

.

25

Flowers Talula

1.

75

[Flowers]6 Whitney Hall

.

75

Book A Rose of a Hundred <Leaves>

1.

50

Paper Envelopes & stamps

2.

00

ink pens & pencils

1

00

Purse Russian Leather

26

Sep.

4.

50

4

Q’s birthday spoon

1.

50

24

Baby’s [birthday spoon]7

1.

50

Eleanor

Box Wax candles

1

25

Handkerchief

.

50

Sundries

1

50

Review of Reviews8

20

[p. 370] {p. 308}

cash account. february.

date.

received.

paid.

The Writer Boston9

1.

00

Ladies Home Journal

1.

00

Sundries for house

3.

00

Current History

1.

00

Cushings Manual10 4 copies

1.

00

paper, pens, envelopes

.

65

corn plaster

15

bread cakes crackers

50

Candles

1

25

Sugar

.

25

sundries

1.

35

ham eggs cheese etc.

.

95

Sundries

1

50

24

Breakfast at Provo

95

Bus & Carriage

50

Gurney &

50

paper & pencils

80

Review of Reviews

25

Columbian Exposition

2

00

Ring for Emma

1

50

[p. 372] {p. 309}

cash account. march.

date.

received.

[paid.]11

Railroad fare

2

25

[Railroad fare]12

1

50

wood

1.

00

stamps

4

00

[stamps]13

1.

75

spoon for Sarah & ring for baby

1.

75

candles

1.

25

soap

.

65

paper etc

1.

00

stamps

2

.00

Daniel Squire

mug & bowl

30

Box of paper

.

25

Sundries for cake

1.

00

wood

1

.00

eggs & alcohol

80

fruit & sugar

Sapolin14 & whiting

1.

70

bread 5 butter 40 cheese 5

50

salmon 20 bread 5

25

milk 5

5

candles

1.

25

[p. 374] {p. 310}

cash account. april.

date.

received.

[paid.]

Higher Education of Woman

1.

00

2

Railway ticket

1

50

3

Gurney

25

2

Bananas

40

Bread cheese & crackers

25

4

Gurney

25

Meat & bread

30

Milk

15

Sardines, eggs tea

60

bread milk crackers

35

155 street car 20

25

lamp chimney <& draft>

30

Sent Mrs. Avery draft for books

50.

00

& .

10

Salmon & bread

25

516

Dressmaker

20.

40

Wood 1.00 coal 6.25

7.

25

Banannas 40 eggs 20

60

[Banannas]17 40 wood 1.00

1.

40

coal

6

25

Journalist N.Y.

1

.00

Woman Question in Europe

3.

00

Book of Mormon

2

.50

Florence Balgamie [Balgarnie]

[p. 376] {p. 311}

cash account. april.

date.

received.

[paid.]

14

bread & cheese & <& milk>

.

60

milk

25

stockings 50 Book 45

16

. for Elise

.

95

Oranges. 40 crackers 20

.

60

sweet pickles 10

chocolate 25 sugar 25, alcohol 75

1.

35

stamp & newspaper wrappers

2.

30

Basket of flowers Miss Balgarnie

3.

50

30

Fruit & cakes etc

1.

55

milk bread & meat

.

30

Lemons & sundris

.

40

Wood

.

50

Tickets to Ogden twice

4.

50

Gurney 5 times

1.

25

[Gurney]18 once

.

50

mending ring

1.

50

Tea

.

40

Box of candles

1.

25

lamp chimney

15

Mail–

.

40

19<Dress maker Mrs. White

4.

00

materials

3.

00>

[p. 377] {p. 312}

cash account. may.

date.

received.

[paid.]

1

Temple Donation

1.

00

2

Sundries House

35

"

Mailing

2.

00

"

Songs of Sappho

1.

00

"

Woman’s Tribune

1.

00

3

Review of Reviews

.

50

"

Sundries Bread

65

"

Veiling

40

"

tea 40, meat 30.

70

"

paid for stamps

2

00

"

Birthday gift

25 B.W.S.20

"

Street car fare

25

4

caskes & cheese

10

"

Sundies Oranges etc.

25

5

Reeding’s Bill21

4.

50

6

Sundries 10 sugar 25

.

35

"

paid Em. 70 Elise 50

1

20

Street car fare

1.

90

Shoes

7

.00

baby’s spoon

1

.75

Bonnet

4

.50

baby’s ring

75

special stamps

20

[p. 378] {p. 313}

cash account. may.

date.

received.

[paid.]

Dress maker green skirt

2

.00

braid etc

50

Shells presents

5.

00

18

Ticket to San Francisco

35

.00

19

Berth going

6

00

Meals

1.

50

Books Barry & Verona

5

00

Verona

1.

25

John Q.

1.

00

31.

Berth return

6

.00

Meal

1

.00

Lunch at the Palace

.

50

To C. F. Wells who had his arm shot boat Ukiah22

25

Porter going & coming

1.

00

[p. 379] {p. 314}

cash account. june.

date.

received.

[paid.]

1

Breakfast

1

.00

"

Porter

.

50

"

Lunch

35

"

Supper

1.

00

2

Gurney to & from <depot>

.

50

"

Car fare & express

.

55

"

bread butter & eggs

.

45

1"

Dot for work

10

.00

candy banannas

.

30

crackers & lemons

15

5

R.R. & Gurney

2.

10

3

Alcohol

40

4

bread, cheese, cakes

25

4

paper oranges meat

55

"

Eugene carrying <mail>

10

"

Postage

2

.10

"

Stamps

05

"

Lucile for folding

1.

50

"

Milk etc

10

"

bread, eggs, lamp <chimney>

35

"

Penknife

25

"

car fare etc

30

8

coal oil

1.

25

bread & oranges & <car fare>

35

Woman’s column23

75

24<Errand boy

10.

Charity

10.

meat

35.

cakes

90

Cherries

50

Sundries

30

Lemons

.

40

Knife

25.

gurney for four

1.

00

Em. for mailing

1

50

Man carrying mail

5.

0

Dress goods

12.

50

Record Book

3.

00

Eugene carrying mail

|20

Expense Miss Belgarnie–

3.

00>

[p. 380] {p. 315}

cash account. june.

date.

received.

paid.

eggs bread sundries

2

45

ticket to Grantsville

1.

35

car fare Brigham City

10

supper and Sundries

85

tea 25 bread 5 meat 15 eggs 20

65

coal bill

3.

50

Lucile for mailing

1.

50

Eugene carrying mail

.

40

Bread, sundries, Sundries

45

postage stamps one cent

1.

75

street car fare

10

Cosmopolitan 25, (ball 10 & book 20 for Brent,) strawberries 45. sundries 10.

1.

10

An African Farm

.

25

Meat

.

25

eggs & car fare

20

mitts vail ribbon

2.

20

Gurney twice

.

50

Strawberries

25

Stationery

13.

00

meat 25. oranges 20 lemons 20

45

bananas 25 crackers 15 cheese 15 eggs 20

75

bread 15 strawberries .45 carfare 20

.

80

Hair dressing 50 Relief Society .25

.

75

25<paid Susan jewelry

3.

0.0

Business Woman’s Journal26

50

Record Book

3.

00

Wood

1.

00>

[p. 381] {p. 316}

cash account. july.

date.

received.

[paid.]

1

Dress goods

12.

50

Calder’s Park

25

meat bread

20

Butter

30

Postage

2

.00

2

Em keeping office

1.

50

fruit bread etc

75

tea 20 sugar 50

70

D. D. [Daisie Dunford] spoon

2.

50

Lemons 10 car fare 15

.

35

stamp letters

2.

15

postal cards

.

25

tulle for neck

25

Eugene mailing

10

eggs 15 Relief Society27 25

40

wood 1.00 flag 10

1.

10

lace 1.10 grape water for hair 1.00

2

.10

tea 40, sugar 50, fruit 40

1.

30

Hair dressing 50 magazine 25

75

ride to Howard’s

.

50

berries 45, eggs 25, meat 15,

85

book 40 bread 10 sardines 25

75

sundries 50 butter 30 pickles 10

90

berries 30 & lemons 10–

40

carriage bill

1.

50

28<white dress Emma

4.

00

Sweetie>

80

[p. 382] {p. 317}

cash account. july.

date.

received.

[paid.]

bread 5, milk, 10 tea 10

25

bread, 5 crackers 5, berries 10

20

lemons 10, meat 15

25

Eugene 25. Etta 5

30

for repairing stove <& for grate>

1.

75

lem[on]s 10 bread 5, ham 10

25

soap 25 soda water 15

.

40

2.

breakfast 50 eggs 25

75

butter 35. tea 20 crackers 10

65

lunch 25 mail carrying .50

75

paid Emma for work

1.50

tacks 10, raspberries 20 ink 10

40

blue ink 10 paper 25

35

milk 10 soda 10 bread 10

30

lemons 10 ticket to

1

80 W.S.A. American Fork

Spring for cleaning

1.

00

George Q. belt

.

50

bread 5 meat 15

.

20

car fare 45 carrying

.

45

mail 50. Lucile 25

.

75

taking garden seat <to Belle’s>

.

50

Receipt Books

50

Fare to Annie

1.

00

Gurney

.

25

silk mitts

50

[p. 383] {p. 318}

cash account. august.

date.

received.

[paid.]

1.

Ticket & Gurney

1.

25

"

Bread 5 ice 1.50

1.

55

2

butter 35 Eugene 10

45

"

steak .10 wood 1.00

1.

10

Soda water

.

25

3

Lawndale [linen fabric] thread <& tape>

1.

60

"

bread, ham, buns

.

20

wood 1.00 sundries 50

1.

50

6

Fare to the lake & lunch

1.

00

Tulle 25 fruit 50

75

bread & cakes

30

lonsdale 25 milk 5

tea 20

Medicines

1.

75

eggs 10 bread 10 pickles 10

30

Dr. Pratt Book

1.

35

10

frut etc pic nic

2.

00

meat 10 bread 5 eggs 15

30

11

Hair dressing etc.

50

12

[Hair dressing etc.]29

35

Tulle 25, Bread 5.

.

30

Lemons 20 car fare 20

.

40

Review of Reviews

.

25

soda water <.5>

[p. 384] {p. 319}

cash account. august.

date.

received.

[paid.]

paid Lydia Ann making garments

2

.00

gloves 1.75 ribbon 35. tulle 75

2.

8530

Ticket 36.50 berth 5.50

42

00

meal at <Buffet> on train

1

65

Porter 25 supper 50

75

breakfast on train

25

Hotel Pendleton

1.

00

meals dinner & supper

.

50

paper 10 ink 10 envelopes 5

.

25

Buffet 25 dinner 50

.

75

newspapers 15 carriage

.

15

at Spokane 1.00

1.

00

ticket 5.35 dinner 50

5.

85

Church 10 telegram 80

.

90

telegrams Dot & John Q.

1.

45

Baby Hillard

1,00

[p. 385] {p. 320}

cash account. september.

date.

received.

[paid.]

fare to Spokane

5,

35

tea & porter

45

Dinner

50

fare extra

on Pullman

to Pendleton

1

.25

Pendleton Expense

Hotel

2

.75

Breadfast &

lunch & porters

3

00

berth Pullman

Sterling

5.

00

Oregonian

5

[p. 386] {p. 321}

cash account. october.

date.

received.

[paid.]

1

buns 15, milk 5

25

steak 35 Book 1.00

1.

35

screw driver 1

,

15

scrubbing brush

25

blacking 25 mush 10

35

soda water 5 eggs 30

.

35

Butter

.35

3.

05

Arena 50 book 50

1

,00

[p. 388] {p. 322}

cash account. november.

date.

received.

[paid.]

12

Emma Brown

11.

25

13

Annette Thompson

10.

00

[p. 390] {p. 323}

cash account. december.

date.

received.

paid.

Coal

6.

25

Kindling

2.

00

Coal

.

80

oil

1.

00

Candles

1.

25

Shoes

2.

50

Gloves

1

.75

house expenses

12

.75

fruit, milk, tea

2

50

expense Rachel

7.

00

Christmas gifts

10.

00

[p. 392] {p. 324}

memoranda.

date

dollars.

cts.

<P.O. Order>

June

16

sent money to H. R. Shattuck for Woman’s Manual of Parliamentary Law, Malden, Mass 12 copies

7

80

16

paid for Woman’s Column 14 copies

3.

50

P.O. Order

Alice Stone Blackwell Boston, Mass sent 1.00 currency

June

15

To Clara B. Colby for Woman’s Tribune Delia [Adelia Robison] Lyman Bluff City Utah

1892

June

18

Wrote to Mell and also to

Sophy Valentine

19

Rosetta Gilchrist Ashtabula Ohio

The Home Maker, <one copy> New York

The Business Woman’s Journal New York one year’s Sub. 1892

[p. 407] {p. 325}

Dorcas [Terry] Farnsworth

one picture of

Emma Smith

cabinet size

S. [Sarah] M. Dell Beaver

one picture Emma Smith

Dr. Pratt [one picture Emma Smith]31

B. W. Smith [one picture Emma Smith]

Mrs. Ann E. [Emmett] Browning

479. 27th St.

Ogden City

paid [p. 408] {p. 326}

addresses.

Geo. W. [E.] Browning

Fagolia Upole Samoa

Matthew Noall

Box 410

Honolulu Sandwich Islands

W. [William] T. Stewart

C/o J. H. Dalton

210 Queen St.

(Auckland

(New Zealand

Jos. F [Joseph F. P.] Schonfeld

British P.O.

Constantinople Turkey

Timothy Metz [Mets]

Kordensingel 150

Rotterdam Holland

J. J. Scharrer [John J. Schaerrer]

36. Post Gasse

Berne Switzerland

C. [Charles] W. Stayner

P.O. Box 103 474

Washington D.C. [p. 409] {p. 327}

J. Golden Kimball

P.O. Box 103

Chattanooga Tenn.

Pres. Geo. Teasdale

Colonia Diaz

Chihuahua Mexico

C. O. [Charles Ora] Card

Cardston Alberta

N.W.T. Canada

Brigham Young [Jun.]

42. Islington

Liverpool England

Edward H. Anderson

14. Lorentzgade

Copenhagen Denmark

Mrs. A. [Amelia] R. Hillard

823 O’Farrell

San Francisco [p. 410] {p. 328}

Mrs. H. A. White

553 E. 9th South

S.L. City

Physical Beauty

67. 5th Ave. New York <City>

Chas. L. Webster & Co.

Comprehensive Physical Center

21. East, 14th St.

New York City

Junius Miller Supplies [p. 411] {p. 329}

Nellie Blessing Eyster

2045. Pine St.

San Francisco, Cal.

Alice Carey Waterman

319. Ellis St.

San Francisco Cal.

Minna V. Lewis

717. Post St.

San Francisco Cal.

Eliza D. Keith

1001. Pine St.

San Francisco Cal.

Susan T. D’Evelyn

219 Geary St.

San Francisco Cal.

Lilian Plunkett

Emily Browne Powell

Virginia S. Hilliard [p. 412] {p. 330}

Isabel Raymond

Maggie Downing Bram<ard>

Hannah Neal

Florence Percy Matheson

2470. Market St.

San Francisco Cal.

Florence Balgamie

51. Crouch Hull Road

London England

Capt. Jocelyn H. Thompson

Royal Arsenal

Woolwich London Eng.

Alice Rout

Nelson New-Zealand

Mrs. Hoffman

434. Bartlett St.

San Francisco Cal. [p. 413] {p. 331}

Julia A. Vallertson

Care Dr. J. I Green

Tucson Arizona

H. [Hyrum] G. Penniman

213. Shatwell St.

San Francisco, Cal.

Scott Waldo

Williamston

Ingham Co. Mich.

Dr. William Wells

Howell Livingston <Co.>

Michigan [p. 414] {p. 332}

A. M. Mecklem

Colfax Wash

Edmund Russell

Palace Hotel

San Francisco

Edmund Russell

Hotel Brunswick

5th Ave. New York

Pericles & Aspasia

Walter Savage Landor

Edited by C. G. Crump.

London England

69. Great Eastern St.

I. M. Dent & Co.

Publishers 1890 [p. 415] {p. 333}

Mrs. Annie Cheeseman [Mary Annie Walker Cheesman]

Miss Emma Walker

Mrs [Almira Tiffany] Holden

Mrs. Florence [Kimball] Woodruff

Mrs. E. B. Critchlow

Mrs. Parsons [p. 416] {p. 334}


Footnotes

  1. [1]text: The manuscript shows a pencil correction over the “Be”.

  2. [2]text: The bracketed information was indicated by ditto marks in the original.

  3. [3]text: The bracketed information on this and the following two lines was indicated by ditto marks in the original.

  4. [4]text: The bracketed information was indicated by ditto marks in the original. Other cities in brackets on this page were originally indicated by ditto marks.

  5. [5]Woman’s National Press Association.

  6. [6]text: The bracketed information was indicated by ditto marks in the original.

  7. [7]text: The bracketed information was indicated by ditto marks in the original.

  8. [8]Review of Reviews, founded in 1890 and edited by Albert Shaw, was a monthly periodical published in New York City. According to her cash-account listings, EBW ordered a copy in May 1891 and in January, February, May, and August 1892. (“Journals & Newspapers in the Campaign,” 1896: The Presidential Campaign; “W.T. Stead & the Review of Reviews,” W.T. Stead Resource Site; EBW, Diary, Cash Accounts for January, February, May, and August 1892.)

  9. [9]The Writer, a trade magazine on writing, was founded in 1887 and continues as a monthly to the present. (“‘The Writer’ Returns to Boston,” Publishers Weekly, 28 Aug. 2012; “Magazine,” Writer.)

  10. [10]Cushing, Manual of Parliamentary Practice. The year before, EBW ordered two copies for interested women. (See EBW, Diary, 1891, Memoranda.)

  11. [11]text: Beginning in March and continuing through most of the rest of the year, EBW recorded her expenditures in the “Received” column. To avoid confusion to the reader, in this transcript these columns have instead been labeled “[Paid]”.

  12. [12]text: The bracketed information was indicated by ditto marks in the original.

  13. [13]text: The bracketed information was indicated by ditto marks in the original.

  14. [14]Enamel paint.

  15. [15]text: An indecipherable word begins this line.

  16. [16]text: This was written over, either to change a 5 to a 6 or a 6 to a 5.

  17. [17]text: The bracketed information was indicated by ditto marks in the original. EBW’s spelling has been retained.

  18. [18]text: The bracketed information was indicated by ditto marks in the original.

  19. [19]text: This and the following line are written vertically up the right side of the page.

  20. [20]Bathsheba W. Smith.

  21. [21]EBW ordered flowers for the Relief Society jubilee from Reading Florist, which she spelled Reedings. (EBW, Diary, 14 Mar. 1892; “Reading John, Florist,” Utah Gazetteer 1892–93, 592.)

  22. [22]On 24 May 1892 while in San Francisco, EBW reported an incident at the wharf: “When the military firing took place one of the artillry men named Wells had his hand shot off.” (EBW, Diary, 24 May 1892.)

  23. [23]The Women’s Column was a feature of the Woman’s Journal, which was published in Boston by Alice Stone Blackwell. (See EBW, Diary, 1892, Memoranda–June; Encyclopedia Britannica Online, s.v. “Alice Stone Blackwell,” last modified 8 Mar. 2018, https://www.britannica.com/biography/Alice-Stone-Blackwell.)

  24. [24]text: The remaining items for this date are written around the perimeter of the page.

  25. [25]text: The remaining items for this date are written around the perimeter of the page.

  26. [26]Business Woman’s Journal was first published in New York City in 1889 by Mary Foot Seymour (1846–1893). She opened the Union School of Stenography and Typewriting in New York in 1879, the first stenography school whose students were all women. (Heinemann, Timelines of American Women’s History, 114; Trager, New York Chronology, 189.)

  27. [27]text: In the manuscript, the t and y are collapsed into one.

  28. [28]text: This and the following line are written vertically up the right side of the page.

  29. [29]text: The bracketed information was indicated by ditto marks in the original.

  30. [30]text: EBW left the following five lines blank.

  31. [31]text: The bracketed information on this and the following line was indicated by ditto marks in the original.