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June 13, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton describes her surprise on hearing her family react to good news in a letter from her father, which is evidently that the family was to move to Ooltewah and that a teaching position had been secured for her there.


May 7, 1891

Mary Leslie Newton discusses the news, the weather, games of croquet and beanbag with friends, adventures along the Dayton railroad, flower gathering, Sunday school, and briefly mentions a visit to the cemetery.


July 29, 1891

Mary Leslie Newton describes the lack of news, mentions issues with the typewriter, humorously describes her wishes for more news, discusses prayer-meeting, a new baby, and her role as a music teacher. A handwritten postscript asks her father to…


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…