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Henry and Effie Osborn at home

Henry and Effie Osborn

Most of Effie’s letter was a defense of her mother. She also included her teaching schedule.

Harry counseled Effie on writing to his family.

“I am getting down on the Republicans because they are such undecided changeable things, and so few of them take any interest, and so many of them dont even vote.” Osborn, Effie 1885-11-9

“I have gotten the museum now so that it looks orderly & the fossils are all arranged[,] that is all that I know.” Osborn, Henry 1885-11-9



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