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Complete image of pipe tongs.

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Horace mentions to his brother his studies in history and geography, but writes more evocatively concerning the exhibition ball that took place January 16th. It appears that there were two balls that evening, one held by the scholars and a second run…

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Myron mentions that Horace had been ill and had been bled, but that he recovered quickly and is doing well in geography. Myron once again reminds his father of the advantages of a Williams education. He also invites his father to come to the…

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Curtis sends general news of Williams life in his usual witty style. He invites Milton to an exhibition on January 16 and thinks the visit with his old College friends will do Milton good.

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Fitch thanks Milton for the letter Milton sent by his brother, Myron. He also tells of students Bradford Marcy and Daniel Tomlinson, the one who left College and the other who has joined Fitch's class. He also expresses his opinion of Locke and…

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A very entertaining, comical letter from Curtis, urging his absent friend to write.

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Billings catches Milton up on local news. He discusses various marriages and breakups, and tells Milton that the Williamstown ladies miss him. He envies Milton's independence and wishes that he too were searching for a mate and establishing himself…

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Curtis is fearful of the rapidly approaching examination period, but writes warmly of "the ladies" of Williamstown. Myron is apparently lovesick, Curtis says, but he "cannot tell whether it is for the ladies or religion."

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Mills writes of upcoming examinations, the five-week vacation and his graduation from Williams into the "troubled world."

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Field brings news of social life at Williams. He tells Milton that all the Williamstown ladies miss him and that all of his friends at Williams are doing well.
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