Saturday, April 20, 1918




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A very rainy day. I
dressed a hen for Kate and
churned. I knit on Henrys
stockins to night.

Nannie Kate and I got supper.
Clack Hubbard was here at
supper and staid all night.
Mrs Martha Booker died
to day so we heard over
the phone.

11 oclock

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Ben Brumfield

What does it mean to "dress a hen"?

Sara Brumfield

"dress" in this context is clean the innards. Here's a good reference. I'm wondering if her use of the word includes plucking or not.