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W-MCP5-6.369 TO [DR.] CALVIN BROOKS MCQUESTEN from Kimball Union Academy
Jul 12 1860
To: [Dr.] Calvin McQuesten, Meriden, New Hampshire, [U.S.A]
From: Meriden, New Hampshire, [U.S.A.]


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PUBLIC MEETING
of the
MINERVAN SOCIETY,1
Thursday Evening, July 12, 1860
KIMBALL UNION ACADEMY
Meriden, N.H.


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ORDER OF EXERCISES
Prayer
1. Essay by the President.
ThemeľAs his god, so is man [sic].
Ellen R. Whittemore, Concord, N.H.
2. Discussion--
Resolved, That the enjoyment of the Scholar is greater in youth than in in life than individual effort.
Affirmative, Emma S. Howe, Hanover, N.H.
Negative, Lizzie M. Skinner, Chesterfield, N.H.
3. Essay. Nihil Scimus
S. J. French, Fisherville, N.H.
4. Poem--The Last Sachem of the White Hills.
Ellen F. Smith, Meriden, N.H.
5. The Tinder-Box
Mattie C. Ward, Plymouth, N.H.



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OFFICERS--SUMMER TERM

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PRESIDENT
VICE-PRESIDENT
RECORDING SECRETARY
CORRESPONDING SECRETARY

Ellen R. Whittemore
Laura A. Camp
Louise C. Dorr
Julia D. Brainard

Directresses
Mattie C. Ward, Hannah Bryant,
Lizzie M. Skinner.
Librarian, Emma S. Howe

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1 Note change of spelling from W-MCP5-6.368




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