Letter from John Gilmore to His Sister

Letter from John Gilmore to His Sister
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June 2, 1855

John Gilmore, class of 1856, writes to his sister and discusses his life as a student at Dickinson College. Gilmore discusses the recent weather, his fellow students especially the women who he says "are very fine looking rather handsome, intelligent and interesting, rather aristocratic." In addition, Gilmore comments on his normal weekly schedule and describes Sunday as "a dull day in college." Gilmore also mentions several campus events, including students' plans to "erect a fountain in the campus - it will be fifteen or sixteen feet high." Transcript included. 

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