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Sylvester, Helen (Seymour) | to father, Dec. 13, 1865:

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VC Spec 1865-1866
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vassar:25050,,Box 73,VCL_Letters_Sylvester_Helen_1865-1866_014
Date
December 13, 1865
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: VCLLettersSylvesterHelen18651866014001
Vassar College
Dec 13th 1865

My dear father

I have concluded to start for home on Wednesday morning and will arrive home at about 10 o'clock at night. I go then because I can have company to Rochester and do not have to travel alone.

All my roommates are going then too. School closes at noon on that day. I am just crazy to go home if you will excuse the extravagance of the expression.

It is Wednesday the 31st of Dec. that I shall arrive upon so do not forget the day.

Some one or all of you please meet me at the

 


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depot or if James is well enough I should like to have him meet me at Rochester.

Perhaps it will be better for him to just meet me at Brockport for I shall probably have company all the way home. Only just a week from to-night I shall be at home. I would not miss it for anything.

There is no train beside the one I am coming on that I can come on so I can do nothing but come when I do. Give my love to James and Mother and Henry if he is at home-

Send me some money just as soon as possible. Your affectionate
daughter Helen