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Letters; College Life; Poetry
In this two page letter in blue ink Mary writes to her family about her friend Mary and having lunch with Bob. She also reports that she got a D in Greek. Transcription:
Received the graduation invitation
This has been the most wonderful week and weekends. Mary Boots is still down stairs with Leeland. Bob went at 10 o’clock, and Mary will be up in a few minutes. We had the boys in a for a little lunch after C.E and such fun as we did have. I had the table fixed real cute and two lighted candle [sic] for light. Bob and I had gotten the lunch so Mary and Leeland washed the dishes and I read some poetry to Bob out of that wonderful book you gave me. I am getting so much joy out of it.
Mary will either go tomorrow morning or Wednesday morning – she is expecting a telegram from her folks early in the morning as she sent them a night letter this evening. We four have had so much fun running around together this week. Friday we went on a picnic. Leeland brot [sic] a few mushrooms from the farm – I had never tasted them before and we fried them in bacon in a “spider” that we took out there. Then Mary and I had made some sandwiches and we took along a quart of milk. – Mary and I both wore
Prof Campbell gave me “D” in Greek and I’m as mad as hops – makes me [unclear] reling [/unclear] - no one got higher than D – and I know I deserved more than that now if I get one more D I’m a jr Soph instead of Jr. next year. [unclear] Enclosed Final Bill[/unclear]
Got along fine in Bible - may get an “A” – “B” anyway
Can hardly wait till you come
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