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Henry and Effie Osborn at home

Henry and Effie Osborn

Harry responded to Effie’s account of being prevented from writing to him during her trip, while Effie provided the promised travelogue. More about the Exposition can be found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Cotton_Centennial. An image of the painting of Charlotte Corday that Effie enthused over is available at http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-9d3c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99.

“I am in better control now than I have been before.” Osborn, Henry 1885-1-29

“The whole place was a nest for disease I should think.” Osborn, Effie 1885-1-29


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