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    • 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...
    • 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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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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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    • S. A. Morris writes to Lee attributing his poor grades in math to the fact that he has only been called on to recite three times for the month. Professor Jayne states that the reason his marks are low is because he is unable to write out the...
    • Stephen D. Lee Papers

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    • A. H. Jayne writes to Lee commenting on N. D. Culloy's excuse for his poor grade in geometry. He says that one day in class he asked him to come to the board and explain a problem when he was not able to do it Culloy lost his temper with the...
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • P. M. B. Waid asks Stone to let his son take a mechanical course instead of an agricultural course. In a following letter he asks that his friend be sent a catalogue because he would like for his son to enter the college soon. September 29, 1899,...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • J. E. Rainwater writes to Stone asking that his son be allowed to come home for a few days during Christmas holidays. In a following letter, he writes to Stone because his son has written to him asking to withdraw but the father would not like for...
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • Mrs. T. J Ramsey writes to Stone asking him to talk to her son as he has recently lost his father. She then asks him to find him some studies that interest him more because he is asking to come home and she would not like for him to do that....
    • 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.
    • 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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    • 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.

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