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Hughes tells his father that he boards at Mrs. Mitchell's, that two students have been dismissed, and that two local residents have been in a fight, one disemboweling the other.
being now at leisure I sit down
rs Mitchels r Prince his the load in his room. there has also
been a very severe engagement here between a r[e]sident of this place and one
of its vicinity the latter unfortunately
The session expires on the fifth of December as you may have probaly
learned while here; at the end of this term I hope to have the pleasure to
as I have understood from
if and if it would suit
the the fourth of the month that I may start on the fifth.
Remember my love and esteem to grandmother tell her I am waiting to recieve her letter
NB. kind and good mother please to have me some nice doublewove
for me against I return as that
will answer every purpose of supersede
the necssity buying cloth from the stores.
st Sepr} 18." Written on a half sheet of paper, the letter
was folded, then placed inside another half sheet folded to make up the