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May 26, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton discusses another teaching job she is applying for, as well as jobs applied for at a local gallery and telephone exchange. She describes a rainstorm, as well as the sighting of some flowers.


May 2, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton describes a job application she put together with the help of her brother Don, for a teaching post; the copy of the letter she mentions is included. She also describes a variety of flowers, the weather, and Halley's health.


April 27, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton describes a trip to the country with friends; she spent four days in western Ohio, and describes attending school, churning butter, and the wildlife she saw. The end of the letter notes the she has not had time to practice her…


April 17, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton provides an account of an explosion that took place in Xenia and claimed at least one life. She mentions the Easter sermon, and a humorous postscript mentions a "dangerous" book that she worries may end her association with a new…


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."


September 9, 1891

Mary Leslie Newton wrote a lengthy letter to her father about a fall she took, the repair of her watch, her sister Halley's studies, a croquet game, and a social call. She concludes with a humorous postscript about her height.


August 26, 1891

Mary Leslie Newton provides meta-commentary on the letter itself and other letters she is writing, social calls, and changes at the church. She requests that her father pay them a visit. The letter concludes with a small handwritten note when she ran…


June 4, 1891

Mary Leslie Newton offers meta-commentary on her letter, describes the arrival and drowning of some kittens, and discusses repairs to her watch. She describes weather and church, noting that she disapproves of women preaching. She closes by talking…