Authors

Agnes Graham

Publication Date

6-10-1868

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Agnes writes to explain that the reason she has not written more often is that she is not feeling well. Agnes has been attending school, [a post-secondary academy in Indiana, Pa.?] and is boarding at the house of a Mrs. M. She reports that her education is going well, but that she and her class prefer a text by the author Brooks rather than one by Stoddard which they've had to accept and which Mr. Bolar [County superintendent of schools] will use when he tests them. She writes that they spend little on food, and that most of their expenses are for tuition and boarding. She adds that if she stays there after vacation begins, Mrs. M. will be able to give her spinning and quilting work to do. She writes for advice from her mother about whether or not she should remain there for vacation.

Identifier

GC33

Keywords

Graham, Agnes, Correspondence. Education, Pennsylvania, History, Personal narratives.

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The digitized images of letters, photographs, and other items from the Graham Collection in the “Indiana, Pennsylvania in the Civil War” exhibit are the property of the Historical and Genealogical Society of Indiana County, Pa. These images may only be used for non-commercial, educational purposes under “Fair Use” guidelines. For additional information contact: HGSIC, 621 Wayne Avenue, Indiana, Pa. 15701; (724) 463-9600. Email ichistoricalsociety@gmail.com.

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The Historical and Genealogical Society of Indiana County, PA; Graham Collection

Letter from Agnes Graham to her mother, June 10, 1868

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