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September 12-14, 1864

September, MONDAY, 12, 1864.

Clear morning school comences this evening how i would like to be in town i was down to maryes this afternoon Dav


on [Davon] i were out for a walk i wrote to Sister on Sunday and to tomy i very ansious about father i have not


had an answer from either of my letters i very […] Disapponted to day nell sent me a note saying mary was coming out with foster I expected to go

Annotation 1

According to the 1864 “Annual Report of the Managers of the ICY,” 114 students attended the school, including twenty five boys and forty-one girls in the high school and sixteen boys and thirty-two girls in the preparatory school. Classes at the high school level included Greek, Latin, Mathematics, Chemistry, and Natural Philosophy. “Annual Report of the Managers of the Institute for Colored Youth,” The Christian Recorder, October 8, 1864.


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