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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.


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.


February 23, 1892

Another brief letter notes that Harper's and The Atlantic will be sent off to her father. Mary Leslie Newton provides a brief update on her sister's health


February 19, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton misdates her typewritten letter and points out the error. She notes that her father has not commented yet on the family publication, The Round Table. She describes a variety of social calls and her resumed drawing lessons.


January 5, 1892

Mary Leslie Newton writes a humorous letter to her father, making up details to supplant the lack of news. She describes her own printing responsibilities, and asks if she might "set up as a boy" once her brother Don leaves home.


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.


November 17, 1891

Mary Leslie Newton notes her upcoming birthday, the recovery of her family members, a recent funeral, and the possibility of a visit to her father in Ooltewah. A humorous aside written down the page describes a new member of the community.


October 7, 1891

Mary Leslie Newton included newspaper clippings for a Lal Bagh event, describes her music teaching and various social calls, along with church. The typewritten letter includes a handwritten postscript celebrating the announcement of upcoming literary…


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…


September 9, 1891

Mary Leslie Newton wrote a lengthy letter to her father about a fall she took, the repair of her watch, her sister Halley's studies, a croquet game, and a social call. She concludes with a humorous postscript about her height.