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Hughes informs his father that two students were expelled for drunkenness and assaulting faculty; several students have died of bilious and typhoid fevers.
Dear father. I have just heard the sentence of expulsion pronounced
against two of the students. viz
r Betner r Sanders r Mitchel was ensued in thirty
steps of my room between,
r Sanders r Mitchel s a few days since together with such clothes
as you mentioned. I negnected in my last to say any thing about my gloves. the
r Jno. Hughes s Store
The young criminals expressed their regret for their misconduct,
but it appeared to the authorities assembled impossible that the peace and good
order of the institution could be maintained, if such outrages were permitted
to pass without exemplary punishment. The said
4. Faculty minutes reveal that on September 6, 1824,
5. Three students died in August and September of 1824 (