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October 22, 1891

Mary Leslie Newton, in this handwritten letter, describes hunting for beech nuts and encountering a snake and "catamount." She notes that they skipped prayer-meeting and closes a portion of the letter in German.

October 14, Undated

This undated letter is likely from 1891 or later, 1891 being the year the Newton family got a typewriter. Mary Leslie Newton describes hunting for nuts with her siblings, includes a humorous introduction regarding the drawing at the top of the first…