Sarah S. Pratt "Why Doctor Grimes Whispered" memoir
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Also included in the collection is an insurance card for Home Insurance Company, Lafayette, with “Miss Sarah J. Smith” and the "Mrs. R Higginbottham" penciled on the front; and on the back side of the card, names of members of the Busy Bee Society are listed, including Lucy Pigman, Sallie Smith, Anna Smith, Jennie Jordann, Tibbie Blanchard, Hattie Graham, Belle Holt, Mary Bowen, Susie Benz, and S. Smith, President. According to Mary Pratt, Sarah’s daughter, the Busy Bee Society met during the Civil War under Mrs. R.L. Higginbotham in Delphi for the purpose of sewing for the soldiers.
The second card is a sketch of Camp Readyville, Tennessee. The card includes the inscription “sketched by Matt Pratt” scrawled in pencil at the top of the card; the name is also etched in fine print at the bottom. Identification of brigade, division, etc., are etched in fine print across the bottom.
- Pratt, Sarah S., 1853-1942 (Person)
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Publications by Sarah Smith Pratt:
Blue Cashmere Gown: a Story of a Missionary Box. Milwaukee, 1914.
The Old Crop in Indiana. Indianapolis, 1928.
Episcopal Bishops in Indiana; a Churchwoman's Retrospect. Indianapolis, 1934.
Guess This Word. Indianapolis, 1938.
Indiana Authors and their books, 1816-1980. http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/iudl/inauthors/encyclopedia/VAA5365-01
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