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DeWitt, Nettie | to brother, Apr. 19, 1894

VC Ex 1896
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vassar:24668,Box 66,VCL_Letters_DeWitt_Nettie_1896_016
April 19, 1894
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April 19, 1894.

My dearest Brother:

If you are too much taken up with other boys sisters to think of your own, why, I'm not with other girls brothers, so will send you just a line or two.

We are having the beautiful weather now that Mamma has written me about


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your having. It is a great temptation to be out of doors and I was glad to get her advice to stay outside these walls a good deal. I mean to be out all I possibly can and do my work too. It really is surprising how much time one can find when they wish too, Marie has been over to Cedar Ridge after wild flowers and has brought such lovely ones.


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I mean to go over soon. I took my after noon walk with Cad this P.M. and we had a rather sensational conversation. I am so excited over the trial and got news so slowly. I had just been reading the papers Papa sent me and so could talk of nothing else. From that we went back to the Borden Case, that


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everlasting, inexhaustible subject. Have you been into the court room at all? How I do wonder how it will all come out! I do hope that there will be no dreadful delays and, too that it may be settled in one way or another.

Nan Morton is still not back and I miss her a good deal. I fear


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she will not come back this year if she does not put in an appearance very soon.

Tell Mamma that I wrote to Hatt W. but have never written May H. as I intended. I wonder why she thot my letter mournful? I did not know that it was. I have been rather rejoiced at the tho't of leaving college next year, on the


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whole, yet know I shall be sorry not to finish. But I know, too, that I shall be very happy at home if I stay there. No, I do not expect any friends home with me in June now. Perhaps not at all, this summer, tho' I shall try to have some. I should so like to have them. Must close now. Heaps of love to you and the mater and Pater.
Lovingly, Your sister Nett


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[Nettie (Brand) De Witt, ex-'96,]

How's Helen?