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Henry and Effie Osborn at home

Henry and Effie Osborn

Harry told Effiie that Purdue’s president expected a large number of students the following year and that he was contemplating hiring a piano teacher for the “lady pupils.”

Effie wrote mainly about her feelings for their cousin, Mame Hiller.

“I was very selfish last summer.” Osborn, Henry 1886-2-24

“Mame Hiller is coming tomorrow.” Osborn, Effie 1886-2-24



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