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W-MCP5-6.368 TO [DR.] CALVIN BROOKS MCQUESTEN from Kimball Union Academy
Jan 25 1860
To: [Dr.] Calvin Brooks McQuesten, Meriden, New Hampshire, [U.S.A]
From: Meriden, New Hampshire, [U.S.A.]


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PUBLIC MEETING
of the
MINERVIAN SOCIETY,
Thursday Evening, Jan. 25, 1860
KIMBALL UNION ACADEMY1
Meriden, N.H.
Concord
Printed by McFarland & Jenks, Phenix Block
1859
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ORDER OF EXERCISES
Prayer
1. Essay by the President.
Theme--A thing is written upon a rock; yea, with a pen of iron
Sarah J. Walker, Cornish, N.H.
2. Essay. Reverence for Antiquity
Lucy Gerrish, New Washington, Ind.
3. Discussion--
Resolved, That the development of Talent depends more upon situation in life than individual effort.
Affirmative, Harriet P. Brainerd, Halifax, Mass.
Negative, Sarah J. French, Fisherville, N.H.
4. Essay. Music of Yesterday.
Martha C. Ward, Plymouth, N.H.
5. Paper. The casket
Susan E. True, Meriden, N.H.
6. Ornamental Scene.

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OFFICERS
Winter Term
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PRESIDENT
VICE-PRESIDENT
RECORDING SECRETARY
CORRESPONDING SECRETARY

Sarah J. Walker
Nancy M. Sprague
Ellen E. Chapin
Louisa C. Dorr


Directresses
Susan E. True, S. Emma Gates
Laura A. Camp Librarian,
Sarah P. Howe
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1 From the letters, we reconstruct that [Dr.] Calvin Brooks McQuesten was a student at Kimball Union Academy, in Meriden, N.H. in 1859 and 1860 (see W-MCP5-6.368, W-MCP5-6.369, W-MCP5-6.328, W-MCP5-6.331).




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