Newspaper cuttings inserted in bible

"Death of Mrs. Root.
Mrs. Lucretia M. Root, 88, died this morning at the City hospital where she had been ill for a long time. The funeral will be held Monday at the home of A. A. Tufts, 73 North street. Burial will be in Southwick."

"Mrs. L. M. Root, who died in this city yesterday, will be buried in Southwick. The funeral services in this city will be held at the home of A. A. Tubbs at 73 North street." [Handwritten: May 4th, Springfield, Mass.]