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Henry and Effie Osborn at home

Henry and Effie Osborn

Effie continued to be upset by late-arriving letters. She also gave Harry advice about how to handle events at Purdue and on playing piano.

Harry wrote about the disciplinary actions taken at the university and of another troublesome student.

“The Election Stuff was to blame.” Osborn, Effie 1885-11-2

“I often get discouraged with Purdue.” Osborn, Henry 1885-11-2


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