Mary Hammand 1732 by The Scarlet Letter
Gods love and G(oo)dness Has Been Shown in sending From His
blessed throne his blessed only son to die that We the race might run *MH*
The days of our years Are three score years And ten and If By Reason of strength they Be Four score years yet Is their Strength Labour and Sorrow For It is Soon Cut Off and we Flie Away Psalms the XC verse the 10
Delight in Learning soon will Bring A child to Learn the hardest thing
Mary Hammand her Samplar Aged 11 years November the 10 day 1732
ELIZABETH HAMOND THOMAS HAMOND
Stitches used in the sampler include cross stitch over one and two threads of linen, counted satin, back and eyelet.
Marsha has been reproducing samplers longer than pretty much anyone. I was lucky to tour her farmstead back in the 90s, and it continues to be a memorable day. Her reproduction charts are thorough, and come with stitch diagrams.