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Mary Leslie Newton describes a humorous incident at church, during which a woman's excitement was interrupted by a "pinching bug" that struck Mary Leslie on the back of her neck. She describes some social calls and concern over losing an opportunity…
Mary Leslie Newton writes a short letter describing a guest of the family's, a "campmeeting," and the weather.
Mary Leslie Newton writes a short letter from Cleveland, Tennessee, discussing the weather and a social call.
Mary Leslie Newton provides an account of the heat, a humorous description of the many types of errands she has been asked to run, the repair of her watch, and an update on Halley's health.
Mary Leslie Newton describes her sister Halley's illness, the weather, and a series of calls she paid to district members as part of her Clark Run teaching application.
Mary Leslie Newton discusses another teaching job she is applying for, as well as jobs applied for at a local gallery and telephone exchange. She describes a rainstorm, as well as the sighting of some flowers.
Mary Leslie Newton discusses the possibility of going to Tennessee to teach in the fall and hopes to teach at the school in Ooltewah. She describes her malfunctioning watch and her discovery of more four-leaf clovers.
Mary Leslie Newton describes her disappointment upon not receiving the teaching job she applied for; the letter she received and her original letters of recommendation are included. She asks whether her father might retain a position for her in…
Mary Leslie Newton describes going out to the country with her aunt, making a series of social calls, and getting caught in a rainstorm on the way home. She discusses a potential job at a new school that is being built, but says she does not feel she…
Mary Leslie Newton describes a job application she put together with the help of her brother Don, for a teaching post; the copy of the letter she mentions is included. She also describes a variety of flowers, the weather, and Halley's health.