This episode is the final installment of the diary of Daniel Reid, a local Methodist minister working in Carteret County in 1896. The final entries in his diary indicate he continued to visit members of the congregation despite battling illness. Reid passed away on 17 June, 1896 from meningitis. He was remembered as caring and charitable by the congregation. Following his death, the congregation moved to Stella, North Carolina and joined the Silverdale community.