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July 5, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton describes her excitement about her teaching job, the Fourth of July activities, and her new position as a summer school Latin teacher for another young woman.


May 8, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton describes going out to the country with her aunt, making a series of social calls, and getting caught in a rainstorm on the way home. She discusses a potential job at a new school that is being built, but says she does not feel she…


March 21, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton provides brief commentary on the poor shape the typewriter is in, the process of moving, her teeth, and leading the Epworth League meeting.


March 13, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton describes her laziness, the errands she has been running, continued dental work, and updates from church and Epworth League. A postscript requests that her father not purchase any more gum until something is straightened out with…


January 26, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton describes her ongoing difficulty getting shoes on, and her decision to go to a revival meeting, Epworth League, and Lal Bagh regardless. Halley heard footsteps outside the house. The family all participated in the creation of a…


November 18, 1891

Mary Leslie Newton recounts her birthday gifts, including a cloak and a subscription to Harper's; she notes but rejects her aunt's suggestion that, at 17, she is old enough to begin putting her hair up. She recounts some humorous mishaps, including…


November 5, 1891

Writing in a daily journal style, Mary Leslie Newton recounts the weather, prayer-meeting, Epworth League, and her family's recent spate of illnesses, including issues with her own teeth.


October 7, 1891

Mary Leslie Newton included newspaper clippings for a Lal Bagh event, describes her music teaching and various social calls, along with church. The typewritten letter includes a handwritten postscript celebrating the announcement of upcoming literary…


April 30, 1891

Mary Leslie Newton describes the weather, mentions that the stenography book she wanted is missing from the library, and discusses a cat's mischief, church, croquet, the lilac bush, the Epworth League, a property sale, and the presentation of papers…


January 15, 1891

Mary Leslie Newton writes a letter to her father recounting her early attempts to use a new typewriter, the sale of a buggy, and social interactions.