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Brookes reports to his father that 27 students have been suspended following disorders in response to William B. Shepard's speech; he looks forward to going home in December and needs a new suit.
As a favorable opportunity of writing by Mr. Morehead, (who will
pass by the neighborhood)2
offers unexpectedly, I cannot let it pass without giving you a few lines
(though I have but a few minutes to write in) We have lately had a considerable
commotion in college which has terminated in the suspension of 27 of the
students. It origined from a speech3
delivered by one of
in ordering the for the corrections on
the speech5 &
his conduct towards the Speaker sus punished for
his disobeying the President The Faculty proceeded to ascertain those who
m B. Sheppard
I have been long anxious
The Session will end about the first of December at which time I
shall want to go home. I am at present thro' mercy enjoying very good health
and my studies are becoming some more easy tho' yet difficult. I hope hower
speech by writing ee over
4. Entering the
speech by writing ee over
6. Upon learning of his son's suspension,
7. The students' "cordial hope" was realized on November
23, 1816, when