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Aaron, Fannie | to Mother and Father, 1920 January 10

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Jan. 10

Dear Mother + Father,

I am writing this while waiting at the station for the train.

I worked my fool head off yesterday aft. after my head was washed, I went to the [libe] to study. Lucy came to study next to me. Talking in the [libe] should be prohibited. She had a letter from Howard Spellman. You know what I told you, Mother. I bet she'll have him up for Junior prom.

Last night I went to the [audulip] lecture,


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purely as a matter of education. I want you to know that I am trying to educate myself, but I must confess I did not digest all of it - particularly the figures. I worked when I came back till ten. The floor quieted down at eleven. It is really getting to be worse than a nuisance. I then went to sleep, and slept [until] almost dining-room closing time. I then packed my little brown bag, in case I should have to stay over night - and


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here I am. Miss Smith did not say whether these were to count as week-ends, but I shall not [ask] until next week. This is the 3rd. for this semester after exams can count on [either].

Your card + Phyllis' note came this morning. She must have forgotten to mail it; it was postmarked the 6th.

Don't send any food. I still have [zurichack] and can easily get more. I don't remember any other questions.


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Lucy told me that any weekend after exams that she goes down she will be very glad to do everything with + for me that she can.

There must be ice today. It is colder and the snow is white. [The] fir trees (is that what they are?) are weighted down with snow + ice + they are beautiful.



Have we Josiah Royce' essay on "[Provincialism] by any chance? It is short, so it is not worth ordering from N.Y. we [would]


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be there with it by then.