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May 14, 1891

Mary Leslie Newton describes Latin and Botany lessons, offers meta-commentary on the letter itself, discusses croquet, church, quilting, a potential argument with her sister Halley, and prayer-meeting.


May 28, 1891

Mary Leslie Newton describes the weather, her frustration with the typewriter, quilting, Young People's meeting, church, and prayer-meeting. She requests that her father stop publishing her poems in the Ooltewah paper.


March 19, 1891

A typewritten letter from Mary Leslie Newton, which makes use of old letterhead from Samuel Newton's publishing business. She describes her attempt to collect money from a woman named Mrs. Paine, and encloses a handwritten poem.