Letter, Kate Gleason to James Gleason

March 6, 1889

A letter from Kate Gleason to her brother, James Gleason. Kate discusses her former classmate Gertrude Crane’s visit to Rochester, Jim’s freshman banquet at Cornell, and her wish to travel to Ohio to pursue an order from the family’s tool shop. Kate reports on their family friend Emma Michel’s potential travel plans and mentions the upcoming presidential inauguration. She asks if Jim needs money and boasts about her gymnastic abilities.

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