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Henry and Effie Osborn at home

Henry and Effie Osborn

Harry wrote about going to the Irving Society’s open meeting, his revised opinion of Dr. Smart, and whether he would return to Purdue.

After once again ruing her forgetfulness, Effie concentrated on seeing “The Queen of Sheba.”

“I want to get away from this crude uncouth West.” Osborn, Henry 1885-12-12

“There are so many Maggies in this letter that I dont know whether I have made it clear enough for you to place them or not.” Osborn, Effie 1885-12-12



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