Fairy Sisters

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The Saint John Telegram (New Brunswick), June of 1872:

"They are supposed to be the smallest specimens of humanity, according to their age, in the country. Cassie, the eldest, is seven years old and weighs only twelve pounds. The other is fourteen months old, and weighs only six pounds … They are perfect in form and feature and look like little dolls. Their parents are of medium size, who have several other children of ordinary size … It is the intention of their parents to exhibit them on their return from Bridgewater, wither they have gone to visit friends."