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  • Tags: city examination

January 15, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton begins her letter by sympathizing with her father over unnamed troubles he is having with another local family, the Connables. She notes again her difficulty finding a job and wishes to be of more use. She describes the weather and…


August 11, 1891

An unusual letter compared to the others: Mary Leslie Newton was attending a Teacher's Institute. In addition to her normal meta-commentary, observations about weather, church, and school, she also combined multiple handwritten sections amid the…