Dear Mother, Your postcard from Charleston [rec'd].
I promised Helen P. to go coasting now, so I'll [write the] letter later in the afternoon.
The history exam. was very unusual + very surprising. Eight quotations from contemporary sources were given, + we were told to expound (a). the forces making for unity in church, state, + society as shown in them (b) forces making for [disruption] as [.. .. .] Ex-citing. The strain is over + I feel done up a good afternoon's exercise + night's sleep will fix me up. Father is coming back with me tomorrow night. I reserved a room at [Inn] Sons to [Sups salt].
c/o Mr. Phillip Hamburger
Hotel Royal [Poinciarca]