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Letter from Gertrude Weil to her family, September 26, 1897 - excerpts

Letter from Gertrude Weil to her family, September 26, 1897 - excerpts

12 Bedford Terrace,
Sept. 26, '97

My dearest Papa, Mamma, & Leslie,

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Letter from Gertrude Weil to her family, September 26, 1897 - excerpts

...I learned from Miss Cable that there will be service for the holidays at two places, orthodox and reform. I shall try the latter first and see how I like it. Mrs. Fitts told me that some Jewish girls here go to the Unitarian church—I suppose I shall try that, too, in due time. Pres. Seelye requires everyone to attend some service, and last June I saw some printed cards with a blank space left for the number of times you have missed church. I'll know more as to what I'll do after I've been once

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Letter from Gertrude Weil to her family, September 26, 1897 - excerpts

or twice. I have one Latin recitation on Saturday and a lecture. The lecture doesn't amount to much—it is on The College and we don't have to take notes. I'm going to see if I can't get the Latin changed to Wednesday or Thursday ...

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