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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.712.01
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1858 
Title 'Foster' to his cousin describing life at Brown University
Date 8 March 1858
Author Foster (fl. 1858)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description He received his cousin's paper, but has not written earlier because his studies, at Brown University, have kept him busy. Reports of a local stable fire in which eight of sixty horses died and nearly all their carriages were destroyed. Two days later, there was an attempt to set fire to another stable. A hackman was suspected. Mentions good weather. Discusses skating. A note on the back, possibly a response to a letter from Annie mentioned in the letter's main body, records a day's schedule at Brown.
Subjects Education  Disaster  Criminals and Outlaws  Sports and Games  
Place written Providence, Rhode Island
Theme Education; Law
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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