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Mary Lord Harrison’s Note to Elizabeth – Benjamin Harrison’s Funeral

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L-3-15-6-1901Blue Paper and inkJun-01Elizabeth HarrisonMary Lord Harrison

"June 1901
1214 North Delaware Street

Each morning my dear
daughter – Elizabeth
when your father
lay in his casket
I put a fresh
bunch of violets
on his breast &
it lay there until
the following morning
when fresh ones I
placed there, These
are some of them

These my darling
child are some of violets
lilies of the valley
& forget me nots
which lay on your
father’s breast the
day before he was
laid at rest
I laid them
there each day These are written on blue stationery by Mary Lord Harrison. Dried flowers are between the sheets
"

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