University of Mifs. Oxford, May 30"
My Dear Mother:
I wrote to you about three weeks ago, directing the letter to Helena; but suppose that you did not receive it, for I have not received an answer to it, as yet, nor a letter from home either, since I left there. I hope that you had a pleasant trip, and that your health is improved. Our examination commenced last Monday; our class has been examined twice since then, viz. in Latin and Greek. I answered every question that was required of us, on both papers. The weather is quite pleasant, but too