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October 29, 1891

One of the longest handwritten letters at 9 pages, Mary Leslie Newton recounts a great deal of news. She notes that the rumors of a panther were found to relate to bear sightings, describes a visit to the Teacher's Institute, and shares her Halloween…


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…