Letter, Kate Gleason to James Gleason

October 2, 1888

A letter from Kate Gleason to her brother, James Gleason. Kate provides Jim with information about Cornell fraternities and asks him to deliver a package to a friend. She reports that she has been running the family’s company by herself while their father has been traveling and tells Jim about a new social club that she has been asked to join. She asks if Jim has received the clothes she sent and suggests which Sage College girls he should meet. She briefly discusses the presidential election and whom their father intends to vote for.

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