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1400 Nth Twenty First Street,
Philadelphia 
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Jan'y 31st 1881

My Dear Miss Fletcher

I was glad to receive last week a document having your signature, and make hast to reply, in the hope that I may receive a message written by your own hand.

As regards a "topic who represents a special interest in our locality" -- I may suggest the subject of [[underlined]] Cooking [[/underlined]], as one upon which Phila ladies are thoroughly interested; not cooking superficially considered
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