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Lizzie has had a letter.
Sept. 15th 1869.
I am in Vassar College and I will write you all about it
Lizzie and I rode up in the carriage from Poughkeepsie in fear and trembling frightened at the examination. We were first taken into the parlor and from there into the examination rooms, the first examination was in Grammar they asked questions as if they had been lately reading Kents questions for review but I passed through that and then went into another room to be examined in Geography. The question name the mountain chains of the Eastern Continent was generally missed
Evening Study Hour 8. to 9. Retiring 9.40 be in bed 10 So you see we are [crossed out: studying] ^busy nearly all day studying 7 hours and 40 minutes. I have been examined in Algebra French and Latin in Algebra as we have not studied the Higher Algebra we will have to review for 3 or 4 months in French I told the teacher I preferred to commence, and in Latin I go on our other lessons have not yet been given us. We have two roomates so far the others have not yet come. One of them Fannie Allen came from Milwaukee she
This is to all
from your sister
(Mrs. Carl Barus)