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Henry and Effie Osborn at home

Henry and Effie Osborn

In one of her frankest letters, Effie took control of her end of the correspondence.

“Dont try to make a baby of me for if you should succeed you’d surely regret it some time.” Osborn, Effie 1884-11-13


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