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April 7, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton describes the arrival of some flowers, concern about her grandmother's health, and the social calls they have had with their new neighbors. She also announces the arrival of some new kittens.


March 28, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton describes her continued dental issues, a series of social calls, a recent job application, and the placement of furniture throughout the new house.


March 21, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton provides brief commentary on the poor shape the typewriter is in, the process of moving, her teeth, and leading the Epworth League meeting.


March 18, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton recounts the ongoing process of moving, the weather, her sister Halley's illness, and the pulling of one of her teeth. She provides a thorough description of the decor of the rooms in their new home.


March 15, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton provides a copy of a letter of recommendation that she plans to send out in search of a position as a teacher. She describes her ongoing dental issues, her sister Halley's illness, and their progress in moving to a new house.


March 13, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton describes her laziness, the errands she has been running, continued dental work, and updates from church and Epworth League. A postscript requests that her father not purchase any more gum until something is straightened out with…


March 10, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton continues describing the move, including the wallpaper in the new house. She also discusses her sister Halley's fondness for gum, issues with her own teeth, the weather, and recent postal delays. A postscript describes a new dress…


February 24, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton describes the family's recent activities, including an encounter with a "good looking" young man at the coal office. Several postscripts are written vertically along the sides of the pages.


March 8, Undated

This undated letter describes the usual lack of news, housecleaning, and Mary Leslie Newton's ongoing issues with a couple of her teeth. A humorous postscript describes an interaction with her grandmother about her height.


December 3, 1891

Mary Leslie Newton provides an account of recent events, including bad news about her sister Halley's vision, good news about her teeth, and a handwritten postscript regarding the type of envelope she is using.