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September 30, 1891

Mary Leslie Newton quotes a poem to excuse her short letter and describes a variety of social calls along with her teaching music, attending Sunday school, visiting the cemetery, and missing a dog show. She continues a discussion she and her father…


February 16, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton describes a recent aurora, her attendance at Sunday school and some criticism of the sermon, and an interaction between the family cat Koko and a strange cat.


April 14 , 1892

Mary Leslie Newton recounts a series of social calls, a poor sermon at church, drawing lessons, and some games of croquet. She concludes the letter with a humorous paragraph of "miscellany," which includes a mathematical equation and the date of the…


April 17, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton provides an account of an explosion that took place in Xenia and claimed at least one life. She mentions the Easter sermon, and a humorous postscript mentions a "dangerous" book that she worries may end her association with a new…