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Mary Leslie Newton writes a humorous introduction regarding the "business" of moving, in which she discusses when she will go to Ooltewah, the clothes she has, and what books she has and needs for teaching.
Mary Leslie Newton provides an account of the heat, a humorous description of the many types of errands she has been asked to run, the repair of her watch, and an update on Halley's health.
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.
Mary Leslie Newton describes her sister Halley's illness, the weather, and a series of calls she paid to district members as part of her Clark Run teaching application.
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…
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.
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.
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.
Mary Leslie Newton describes Halley's visit to Dayton and the improvement in her health and vision, the events of April Fool's day, and a series of social calls. She also describes a lightning strike that hit a tree near their new house.
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."