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Thompson, Mary (Coe). Letter, 1865

1 letter, dated Nov 18 1865, from Thompson (VC Prep 1865-Feb 1866) to Mrs. Boynton, her Bible class teacher and pastor's wife. Thompson writes formally. She details several features of life at Vassar College, such as shopping in Poughkeepsie, President Raymond, the professors, and the college library. Thompson explains that while she misses taking Boynton's Bible classes at home, she attends the chapel services and Bible classes offered at Vassar. Written on lined paper with a black-and-white image captioned "Vassar Female College."\n\n1 card from S. Ella Boynton, dated Oct 6 1915, gifting Thompson's letter to Vassar.,VC Prep 1865-1866
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