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Vance, Gertrude (Pratt) — to father, November 17, 1913

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17 Nov [1913]
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Nov. 17

Dear Daddy

I was glad to hear that the [pump?] is working fine. I am writing this in French class as I have no other time left this A.M. before the 12 o’clock mail. I got Mamma’s letter this AM. saying she went in to see Mrs. W.

Yesterday afternoon I called on four of my teachers & only one was home, my Latin teacher, she met Miss Gilbert our Latin teacher at High School, in [...ty] a year ago. I also went to see Charlotte Eton and had a pleasant walk with her.


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Last night I had a great time having supper in Elizabeth’s and Luella’s room. We [crossed out: had] ate almost a whole cold chicken, with cranberry sauce & chow chow! Then we finished E’s birthday cake with tea. We are not going to have chapel Sunday evening any more so we have more time for a quite social evening as Prexy says.

After we washed our supper dishes. I read the Cosmopolitan with Margaret Cobb.

Tell Mamma that Rosa [Shar?] the girl who did not come to my party when she was here wrote me a nice little note explaining


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that she had so much work to do that night that she could not come Well I must rush to class now as I am finishing to this in the P.O. I am crazy to get home & have a great time with you at [...] Thanksgiving.

Love from your
little [...].