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Gallup, Lillie | to parents, Jun. 1867:

Abstract
VC Spec 1865-1867
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Identifier
vassar:24286,,Box 68,VCL_Letters_Gallup_Lillie_1865-1867_002
Date
June 09, 1867
Type
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1 item
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: VCLLettersGallupLillie18651867002001
Vassar College.
June 9, '67.
My darling Mother.
Thinking that perhaps you would like to hear from
your daughter once more while at V.G. I have decided "to pen you a few
lines." Isn't it elegant? only one more Sunday at Vassar before we go
home.
The weather is so very changeable, Friday it

 


: VCLLettersGallupLillie18651867002002
was very warm but yesterday and today it seems more like winter than summer- Mr. Vassar invited us all out to Springside to spend yesterday afternoon on his grounds and furnished very nice refreshments we thought he was very kind, as Mary and myself had been there before we thought we could not spend the time to go again and consequently remained in room 49. Last

 


: VCLLettersGallupLillie18651867002003
week was remarkably gay for us, Thursday afternoon Mr. Wright came over and took four of us to ride. I believe we went about 12 miles in all and had an elegant time. Friday evening some gentlemen from Po'keepsle serenaded us which was very fine and lastly I was elected Recording Secretary of Chapter Alpha for next year (how proud you must feel of your daughter at Vassar?)

 


: VCLLettersGallupLillie18651867002005
I sent home in one of Annie's letters. I was Intending to write to father today but I guess I have written everything to you. Hoping to see you very soon I sign myself
your loving Lillie.

[Lillie (Taylor) Gallup, spec.'65-67]