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    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • J. M. Taylor in a series of letters to Stone first asks him to recommend a reliable young man who is familiar with dairying. In the second letter he asks Stone to make room for a young man he knows that would like to come to college. He agrees to...
    • 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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    • 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...
    • Stephen D. Lee Papers

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    • W. L. Bringhunt writes to Lee that he would like to be considered for the open position and lists his credentials as mentions that he would like to come to Mississippi to set up a meeting. June 14, 1895.
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • In a series of three letters, J. P. Marshall writes to Stone. In the first he tells Stone that his son was previously enrolled in Jefferson Military College and would like to be enrolled at A and M College. In the second, he asks Stone questions...
    • 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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    • P. H. Gully writes to Stone regarding his son. He says that he is very bright and would like to study either in the chemical department or pharmacy. He says that he needs to be at the college in order to not be killing time. He details his sons...
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • Mrs. C. W. Halstead writes to Stone asking when the college will be open in Septemeber. She says they have been waiting on her nephew to arrive in McComb from Ocean Springs or her son would already be at the college. She also explains how anxious...
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • In two letters, R. F. Conner writes to Stone regarding his son, who was dismissed from the College. In the October 30, 1899 letter he acknowledges that his son was ill and that he would like for him to return to the College. In the January 11,...
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • N. W. Mullen writes to Stone asking for requirements for going to college. He says that he already has a cousin here and would like to start immediately. October 18, 1899.
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • A. C. True writes regarding a set of the Rothamsted Memoirs. They had been sent to several agricultural colleges and they would like Stone to let them know if they have been received as well as for him to write a thank you to Sir John Bennel Lawes...
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • J. S. Hamilton writes to Stone regarding his son's illness. He says he is too sick to be back in classes but would like for him to come to Starkville and get his things then return home until he is well. February 24, 1900.
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • H. L. Currie writes that his dairy would like to hire a man to work with them, room and board, plus expenses. He asks the College to recommend someone. November 8, 1899.
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • In a group of correspondence, all with the last name beginning with the letter N. On September 2, 1899 John Neuhardt writes to Stone regarding a vacancy at A and M College as he would like to attend. On December 26, 1899, G. E. Neson writes to...
    • 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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    • S. J. Wallace asks Stone to consider him for a possible opening at the dairy farm. He has heard that there have been some promotions and would like to take the former job of one of the promoted if it is available. September 10, 1899, October 5,...
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • M. L. Weems writes to Stone telling him that his son has been given $100 toward tuition but would also like for Stone to help him find a job while at college. He then writes regarding his nephew and thanks Stone for excusing him to go to Oxford....
    • John M. Stone Papers

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    • S. H. Hairston writes to Stone and faculty and asks for one more chance in his classes. He talks about how he has not applied himself but would like to try to pass his examinations one more time before he is forced to withdraw from the college. May...

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