Ingraham, J. H. (Joseph Holt), 1809-1860; Homecoming; University of Mississippi -- Students; Travel; Death;
Talks about most recent letter from Will and hope that he will stay at school a bit longer before coming home. Most of the letter is dedicated to the shooting of Reverend Joseph Holt Ingraham and his last moments
Barnard, Frederick A. P. (Frederick Augustus Porter), 1809-1889; Ammadelle (Oxford, Miss.); Religion; Church attendance; University of Mississippi -- Students;
Describes going to church to hear Dr. Frederick A.P. Barnard preach and saw several of acquaintances - Mrs. Boynton, Mrs. Barnard, Mrs. Whitehorne, and Mrs. Stearns. Describes his visiting Mrs. Lamar with the cake his mother sent to her. Describes...
Education; University of Mississippi -- Students; Health; Grading and marking (Students); Families; Weather;
Wishes for more letters from home and worries that something is wrong since he had not heard anything lately. Talks about examinations in his classes and again asks for summer clothing to be sent as the weather is warm; mentions needing more money...
Education; University of Mississippi -- Students; Health; Grading and marking (Students); Travel;
Howard [Falconer's] visit to Holly Springs; description of the boarding conditions; his health; asking for his summer clothes as the winter is ending; competitive recitations; academic standing in class; mentions Mr. Stearns
Education; University of Mississippi -- Students; Health; Grading and marking (Students); Families;
Home matters back in Holly Springs, Will's grades; getting a letter from Mr. Nelson, assuring her that he is taking good personal care of his health; recitations at University; disappointment with his grades and vows to improve; urges his mother to...