Saturday, March 15, 2014

1877 - Avid Reader

Publishers of newspapers seldom meet with such conscientious subscribers as one Mrs. Butts, of Dartmouth, Massachusetts. Although seventy-five years old, she is reported to have recently walked from her home to New Bedford - a distance of fourteen miles - for the sole purpose of paying her subscription to a newspaper of that town.

Delaware County Daily Times
Chester, Pennsylvania
November 27, 1877