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MacCoy, Marjorie Newell | to Family, 14 March 1909

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March 14, ‘09

Dear Family-
        The [best] piece of news is that Val has returned to the fold! She was away a whole week, and we nearly did without her; but she’s back now and we’re [unreadable] to hang on to her! 
    Wednesday afternoon Becky Watson and Caroline and I went to Mary Taylor’s and had a fine time as usual. Thursday night we had a lovely [time]; Jean, Terry and Caroline exchanged clothes and I asked Elizabeth [Storey] over [we’ve] exchanged clothes too, for we are supposed to look like each other. Friday afternoon, the Granddaughters had a tea in Senior Parlor and it was one of the nicest I’ve ever gone to. Yesterday was Caroline birthday, and we had the party in our room this time and


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everybody brought their [narrative] stories, and read them -- it was lots of fun. We made fudge -- which wasn’t good, but we ate it nevertheless. Today Frances [Cutler] is coming to dinner with me, and I am having to hear all the Bangor scandal! Anna is visiting in [Brookline] now, so I don’t get Bangor news from her. 
    The maids gave the “[District] School” over at the Clubhouse, and it was awfully good. It was so popular, they had to give 3 performances instead of 2! Irene, the elevator girl in Raymond, was fine as Jeremiah [unreadable] -- one of the bad little boys. Ruth Presley [trains] them and she deserves a lot of credit. Jean will remember her as “[unreadable]” in “Road to Yesterday” -- the the villain.


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Tell Jean Katherine Taylor showed me the lovely letter she wrote her [so] I am much obliged. She doesn’t yet know when she’s coming! I got Grandma’s nice letter and Logans too -- and I am quite as much in the dark about Bob [unreadable] as he is. 
    News is exhausted so farewell. We are counting the days, hours and minutes till we go home. The travelling [slips] are in, so we are expecting the [trunks] [down] any minute and then fun really begins.
    Caroline said the next time I wrote to send her love to you, so here it is.


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Postmark:     POUGHKEEPSIE MAR 15 1030AM 1909 N.Y.

        Dr. Alexander W. MacCoy
        Mrs. WIlliam P. Logan
            Overbrook Ave. and 58th St.