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Shipp, Margaret M. | to Family, 27 September 1903

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VC 1905
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vassar:56476,Box 14; VCL_Letters_Shipp-Margaret-M_1903-09_1903-10_014_005
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1903-09-27T00:00:01Z-1903-09-27T23:59:59Z
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Sunday morning
Dearest people,
Friday I had just one recitation, right after luncheon in the afternoon, so I sat out doors in the sun the entire morning, slept all afternoon after J English, took a hot bath, put on my beautiful new blue dress, went to dinner with Rudge in Strong, and after dinner went with Esther Eaton and some seniors to see Mary Mannering in the Stubbornness of Geraldine we sat in a box and had a

 


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gorgeous time. The play was charming, the costumes exquisite, and Miss Mannering very pleasing and good looking.
Saturday morning I went down town and did a little shopping. God back in time for choral club practise at half past eleven where we sang some beautiful songs. Two of them were composed by Carl Reinecke, the father of Miss Reinecke here. In the afternoon I hung curtains, polished [brass], drove nails, and otherwise employed my hands

 


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until time to dress for dinner. After dinner I took Harriet Sawyer to the Christian Reception which was very pleasing — they had tableaux illustrating Riley’s “An Old Sweetheart of Mine.” A general scramble for ice cream and cake followed, then Alma Mater was sung and then (I for one was very tired) we went home and got into our little beds.
Esther Eaton isn’t pretty exactly but she is very dainty and nice looking. She has very light hair and a fair complexion, a very frank and well bred manner, not in the least shy. She is delightful, and Rudge thinks it was providential that Bunny (who by the way expects to go abroad this winter) should have stayed away to give place to Esther. You can imagine how glad I am about it. To-night I am going to give a fudge party in her honor. I’ll tell you about it in my next. How I envy you going to the house show! Wasn’t the [Our] fire awful? Goodbye for the present, Slews of love
Peg.

 


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About Esther Eaton
7
POUGHKEEPSIE SEP 28 1 30PM 1903 N.Y.
Mr Joseph P. Shipp
Miss Shipp
1010 N. Delaware St.
Indianapolis
Indiana

 


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INDIANAPOLIS. IND. SEP 29 130PM 1903