Letter from Thomas McFadden to Robert Black

Letter from Thomas McFadden to Robert Black
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December 3, 1843

Thomas McFadden, a member of the Class of 1845, writes Robert Black about life at Dickinson College. McFadden "know[s] not what reasons particularly influenced my parents to chose this place except its known celebrity for every thing good, and the moral reputation which it sustains," and describes a dream that motivated him to choose Dickinson. McFadden also discusses girls, sermons, the Union Philosophical and Belles Lettres Societies, recitations, and heavy snowfall in Carlisle. Transcript included.

This document is a crossed letter, in which the author writes in two directions.

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