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Bygones of Monroe:

The Grey Sock Society, Monroe, Dec. 4th, 1861

Ed. Commercial.—The Ladies of the “Grey Sock Society,” wish to acknowledge the receipt of the following donations.

Mrs. Col. Winans,                  $2.00
Mrs. Dr. Arnold,                     one pair Socks
Mrs. J.L. Kellogg,                  one pair Socks
Mrs. Capt. Perkins,                one pair Socks
Mrs. Henry S. Noble,              one pair Socks
Miss Anna Norman,                one pair Socks
Mr. John Conant,                    two pair Socks
Mr. John Norman,                   Yarn
Messrs Norman & Smith,        Yarn

The Ladies of this Society are now engaged in knitting Mittens for the soldiers of our own Town and State, and most respectfully solicit donations of Yarn or Mittens.

                                                                        M. Gertrude Manning, Sec’y


(Monroe Commercial, December 5, 1861, Page 3, Column 3)



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