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e (daughter of Governor William Greene, of Rhode Island, and of the beautiful Catherine Ray, Granddaughter of Simon Ray, one of the original owners of the island. He was pressed in a cheese-press on account of his religious opinions. of Block Island), and returned to the snows and starvation of the winter camp. Our mother was very proud of her great-grandmother Catherine's memory, treasured her rat-tail spoons and her wedding stockings of orange silk, and was fond of telling how Benjamin Franklin admired and corresponded with her. Some of Franklin's letters have been preserved. He speaks of his wife as the old lady, but says he has got so used to her faults that they are like his own — he does not recognize them any more. In one letter he gives the following advice to the lovely Catherine: Kill no more Pigeons than you can eat. Go constantly to meeting or to churchtill you get a good husband; then stay at home and nurse the children and live like a Christian. Some years af
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