History of Folly Quarter Camp, August 2nd 1895 - PAGES 1-25

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Folly Quarter was sold to one Dougherty who after holding this place for a few years was forced to give it up this inability to meet stipulated payments. Upon the place falling back to the McJarish estate it was again sold. this time being purchased by Royal Phelps of New York. The present head of this Carroll family John Lee Carroll (Ex. Gov. of Md,) married a daughter of Royal Phelps and upon the death of her father Folly Quarter again came into this Carroll family this her inheritance from her father. Following the law of primo geniture which gives this oldest son thi Fathers estate and thi second son thi mothers. upon thi death of Mrs. Carroll Folly Quarter passed to Charles Lee (second son of John Lee Carroll) who is the present owner (L.M)

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Members of Camp Folly Sussanna L Thomas Emili T. Brooke Caroline L Brooke Earnest A. Gill George F. Nesbitt Anna L. Thomas Sylvia Such Lawrence M. Miller Robert H. Brooke Ellen H. Thomas Lilli B Stabler Fred L. Thomas Francis M. Hallowell Helen L. Thomas Barbara Such Newtin Stabler Charles E. Bond Gingr H. Brooke Florence M Stabler

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Camp - Aug 2nd 1895 Colors :_ True blue and Yellow. Motto :_ Love one another Yell :_ Razzle dazzle, razzle dazzle. Sis boom ah-- Folly Quarter Folly Quarter Here we are !!!

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August 2nd Arrived at Folly Quarter , Friday at 12:30 P. M., a caravan composed of five wagons, a day bin, a buggy a cart and four bicycles bringing goodly stores for the "probation court" as well as the pick of Sandy Spring, New Jersey, St Louis Denver and Govanstown. Mrs. Carter of Cartersville, well assisted gave us a tempting spread which soon found to be "out of sight" but great loss was sustained by chicken bones being pitched out of the window instead of serving for Saturdays soup. Hammocks and bed-ticks next were filled, the former "up to di limit" the latter with the straw that broke the angels backs.

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Contrary to this law of nature, slowest ladies move fastest (at meal time) bicycles don't have to be fed ! For supper we had "hot icid tea"& later in the evening "pears" were served with moon light sauce seasoned with cranberries enough for two. Some hammocks are not-strung enough for seventeen at once, but we found capable of holding two (in sufficient number for a tat-a-tat) until more light was thrown upon the subject. Dancing, sliding, spinning, talking walking and yelling made the first evening a "howling success" then near mid night we sattered to our various apartments -hoping, nay longing for a few hour of unbroken

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