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Nov. 24. 1867
My Dear Mother:
I did not get the expected and accustomed letter from you yesterday and was considerably disappointed though not so much so as I would have been under some other circumstances.
Miss Powell invited all the girls who sit at her table to bring all their mending or whatever else there was to do in the sewing line to her room at nine o'clock and sew with her. We accordingly did so and had the most delightful time. We staid till twelve and enjoyed every moment so much. She read a letter from Sibley Severance of three sheets for my especial bene-
Last night Prof. Farrar gave his Algebra class another lecture and if I had not had that pleasure in anticipation for the evening I could not have borne the disappointment of not receiving a letter from you so philosophically