**This note was attached to the probate paperwork of Della (Stone) Lincoln. Due to the difficulty
of reading the handwriting on the original note, I have transcribed same as closely as possible to the original (including the
Winthrop June 5th/52
Dear Mr. Prescott:
I am enclosing the address of the Superintendant of the Brockton Cemetery where my ashes
will be buried beside my husband Edward H. Lincoln. My birth & death will need to be put on the stone
Born 1870 Died ______ along with my husbands. If there is any money left, I want you to have it,
giving Mrs. Pearson a portion for her kindness, using your own judgement. I also want to
say that I do not want my casket opened at my service. With many thanks for
your kindness & friendship.
Sincerely yours, Della Stone Lincoln.