Jeanne Carr


Louie [Muir]


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[6]finding no word of your wanderer thus far. Set us hear when you have news. The University ferment is not stirred up by Grangers or Carrs this time. Three of the faculty had written to us months ago looking out for [illegible], and prospective shelters. Mrs Moore writes me that Ashbumer & Stebbins have stirred this witch cauldron in the hope of “rising to the top.” That being the law of ‘scum’, the expectation was reasonable enough, But you can fancy how funny it seems to have the Regents discover that a Hebrew Professor is needless, after employing one eight years! And that they have supernumeranis, with a Professor or instructor to eight ben[illegible] students! So small do the “mills of God”, grind some big concerts, I sing my “Good [might?], proud world06096


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Date Original

[1881] Jun 12


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25 cm.

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Reel 04, Image 0604

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