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DeWitt, Nettie | to mother, Jun. 7, 1894:

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VC Ex 1896
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vassar:24664,,Box 66,VCL_Letters_DeWitt_Nettie_1896_020
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June 7, 1894
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Vassar.
June 7, 1894.

My dearest Mamma:

You worried, I fear because you did not get my Sunday letter on time. I was so sorry about it, but not until it was too late. In my hurry to get over to my exam Monday morning I forgot all about letters and everything else. Now I can begin to collect my scattered senses again,

 


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for I am almost through. I had my fifth exam this morning and now have only one more to take. I am so glad. I hope I am through in everything tho' I fear I have not done very well in all. But it is too late for regrets now, so did the best I could. Lu came this noon and I am so glad to see her - and she so glad to get back. We look for Ethel to

 


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morrow -

Friday. Tomorrow has come you see, I am waiting for the breakfast bell to ring. (Please take note of the fact that I am waiting for the bell). Yesterday afternoon I let "cramming" go to the winds and accepted an invitation to go with a party (18) of girls Into one of the girls homes. She lives just out of Po'keepsie In a most beautiful house, full of rugs

 


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and jardiniers and window seats and pillows- The drive is a long way to the house from
the gate - and the trees arch over it beautifully. We had a little luncheon out on the porch and then our ride back In the barge. We had such a fine time. Will tell you more about it next Thursday. With very much love
Yours
Nett.