Local ghost left new year wishes

20-year-old Annie Merrill’s eerie New Year’s diary entry, written the first day of the year in which she met an untimely death. Her diary reveals her struggles throughout 1881 and here she only hoped for joy to come. Stay tuned for her whole story- novel in progress based on this intriguing young woman.
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Jan. 1st 1882
Dear little book I pen a line this new year’s Eve. The old year has gone with all its joys and sorrows. A new one ushered in may this year be one of more joy to me then the one passed. Good night little book
Good Night.

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