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Collection Reference Number GLC06786
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1850 
Title James A. Garfield to Samuel Bates regarding schoolroom experiences and his opinion of the "Christmas Religion"
Date 1-15 January 1850
Author Garfield, James A. (James Abram) (1831-1881)  
Recipient Bates, Samue  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Written while employed as a young school teacher in Northeast Ohio. Includes accounts of two altercations with disobedient schoolboys.
Subjects President  Education  Children and Family  Holidays and Celebrations  Religion  
People Garfield, James A. (James Abram) (1831-1881)  Bates, Samuel (fl. 1850)  
Place written Solon, Ohio
Theme Education; Children & Family; Religion; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859