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Worthing, Margaret (Fletcher) | to family, May 20, 1908:

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20 May 1908

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Cranford -
Thurs - A.M.
May 20th


Dear parents; -

Today is horrid, cold and [damp?] so Ella did not want to go to Brooklyn. We are going some day next week over there -

Yesterday P.M. there was a big reception to which Cousin Minnie,


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Ella, and I went. It was a grand [crossed out] affair. However the dining room did not look a big prettier than ours did for the anniversary.

There was also another reception after the above one, but Cousin Minnie was the only one invited from here -

Last night there was a comic opera given by the choral club - there. Willie wanted me to go


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with him to it, and wanted Cousin Minnie to ask me for him - He was dear - It was real good - Ella was too tired after the reception to go. She cannot stand any more now than she could in Norwood.

Lassie came home last night from Newark. Her face is not as badly broken out as it has been at previous times when I have seen her.

I will come back here Monday unless I hear from you to the contrary. I will stay until something calls me away or gives me the excuse to get away - I can’t stay very long as I haven’t many clothes -