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    • Stephen D. Lee Papers

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    • R. C. King writes to J. W. Connell regarding a bill that was unpaid to A. W. Halbert. King says that he paid the man but then realized Connell had not gotten permission from the president to spend that money in the first place. He says that he was...
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • In a series of correspondence, all with last names beginning with the letter P. December 20, 1899, M. Perkins writes to Stone giving his son permission to come home for Christmas. August 18, 1889 a father writes to Stone inquiring about the...
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • Mrs. J. F. Graves writes to Stone explaining that she missed the cutoff to send her son to school because they were still refugees in Jackson from the Yellow Fever outbreak. She says that since they can now afford it she would like for him to be...
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • J. C. Robert asks Stone to excuse his son from some of the work because he seems to be exhausted all the time. In the second letter he asks Stone to renew his permit to be excused as his son is always sick and doesnt need to work so much. October...
    • Stephen D. Lee Papers

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    • Dabney Lipscomb, a professor at the college, writes in regards to F. F. Will who has had to withdraw because of illness. He writes that he is a studious student and should be allowed to come back to the college. February 5, 1892.
    • Stephen D. Lee Papers

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    • R. C. King writes to Lee about the shortage of funds for the mechanical account. He says the reason for this is because the lights in the electric plant were run all night from November to December. January 19, 1899.
    • Stephen D. Lee Papers

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    • W. M. McCutheon writes to Lee stating that he has studied more in geometry than anyone else in the freshman class and hopes that this will help Lee understand his low grade in geometry. His teacher responded by saying that he thinks that is a poor...
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • W. S. Neal writes to Stone asking how much tuition his son would be able to work off as he will not be able to pay for him to go. He also notes that Stone should let other people in before his son because they are unable to pay. August 24, 1899.
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • J Rogue explains to Stone that her son has been sick and that is why he has not returned to school. She asks that when he does return he does not have to participate in work because of his poor health. October 31, 1899.
    • Stephen D. Lee Papers

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    • J. H. Connell writes to Lee first admitting that the contents noted in his report were incorrect. He goes on to explain why by saying that the cattle and mules have been getting out because of gates that were left open and that the butter has not...
    • Stephen D. Lee Papers

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    • Dabney Lipscomb submits his resignation as professor of psychology and ethics and professor in charge of the preparatory school because he has recently accepted a position as chair of Engish for the State University. June 11, 1895.
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • J.R. Rivers writes to the faculty of the college requesting that his special examination in Algebra be extended for six weeks due to missing school because of an illness. March 20, 1900.
    • Stephen D. Lee Papers

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    • A series of letters regarding the butter coming from A and M College. The first letter written by E. F. DelBondio notes that they would not like anymore butter shipped to them because it is too sticky and has a strange taste. Connell then tries to...
    • Stephen D. Lee Papers

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    • W. H. Baird tries to get an explanation as to why his grades are so low in geometry. He states that he has studied more in this month than ever before and does not understand why he received a zero for an exam that he studied directly from the book...
    • Stephen D. Lee Papers

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    • A. M. Griffin writes to Lee on behalf of his son who says he will not apologize for what he said and is still upset because of how he was not treated fairly in the purchase of the furniture. March 19, 1890.
    • Stephen D. Lee Papers

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    • G. C. Creelman writes to Lee asking that another room or two be built onto his house because at the time he, his wife, and child were sharing one room while his mother in law slept in the other and the help had to sleep in the hall. September 24,...
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • Mrs. E. B. Stinson writes to Stone asking first if her son would be able to come to college. In the second letter she writes because she is concerned about his grades. She says the reason is that he is always on the go and she does not know who he...

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