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Henry and Effie Osborn at home

Henry and Effie Osborn

Harry had been busy with end of the school year activities, including a presentation to Purdue’s board of trustees about Mrs. Stockton.

Effie was now home and had found things there a bit calmer.

“Yesterday the tailor sent home my wedding suit & it fits beautifully & is a lovely suit.” Osborn, Henry 1886-6-8

“Darling my trunk arrived last evening all right, and my dress wasn’t mussed a bit.” Osborn, Effie 1886-6-8



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