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April 7, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton describes the arrival of some flowers, concern about her grandmother's health, and the social calls they have had with their new neighbors. She also announces the arrival of some new kittens.


April 5, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton describes her brother Don's recent illness, the flowers, and the breaking of a window in their new house by some schoolboys.


March 30, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton writes a two-part letter to her father detailing the weather, her attendance at a Presbyterian club with her brother Don, Halley's health, and problems with the typewriter. She signs the letter "Dorothy."


March 18, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton recounts the ongoing process of moving, the weather, her sister Halley's illness, and the pulling of one of her teeth. She provides a thorough description of the decor of the rooms in their new home.


March 10, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton continues describing the move, including the wallpaper in the new house. She also discusses her sister Halley's fondness for gum, issues with her own teeth, the weather, and recent postal delays. A postscript describes a new dress…


January 8, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton recounts the lack of news, the weather, some social calls, and ongoing local illnesses. A postscript notes that a woman had died the previous night.


January 5, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton writes a humorous letter to her father, making up details to supplant the lack of news. She describes her own printing responsibilities, and asks if she might "set up as a boy" once her brother Don leaves home.