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June 18, 1891

Mary Leslie Newton describes the weather and her Latin examination. She recounts the death of the family cat Pooh-bah. She describes her visit to the reading room, her upcoming commencement, and her search for a job, along with the expectation that…


March 26, 1891

Mary Leslie Newton describes her school work, commiserates with her father about broken watches, discusses her grandmother's scrapbook and poetry. A penciled postscript explains the use of a certain type of envelope for the letters.


March 19, 1891

A typewritten letter from Mary Leslie Newton, which makes use of old letterhead from Samuel Newton's publishing business. She describes her attempt to collect money from a woman named Mrs. Paine, and encloses a handwritten poem.