19th-century letters to Hamilton men: H.D. Barto class of 1845, Henry A. Clark class of 1838, and William Kirkland class of 1818
1. Letter from "Sandy" (Alexander Prentiss, class of 1848) to H.D. Barto, Jr. (class of 1845), Hamilton College, Dec. 7, 1845; discusses events between Juniors and Sophomores on the Hill -- 2. Letter from Joseph Kirkland to son William Kirkland, September 24, 1836; discussion of money issues, sends money -- 3. Letter from C.J. Clark (listed as Catharine J. Clarke in the 1841 Catalogue of the Young Ladies' Domestic Seminary) to her brother Henry A. Clark (class of 1838), June 25, 1839, from the Clinton Female Domestic Seminary (siblings, sister); discussion of life at the Seminary (classes, daily routine), looks forward to letters, discussion of classes, asks him to write an examination paper as a letter.
purchased by Randall Ericson, March, 2007