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A petition on behalf of the first-year, sophomore, and junior classes requesting the suspension of college duties so that students can prepare for war.
We the undersigned in behalf of the Junior– Sophomore and
Freshman Classes of the
out more vigor next Session; but on the other
And moreover, we are thoroughly convinced by deligent enquiries that
should College duties not be suspended– there will not be more than
seventy five students at
st of June– For the last five or
six days eight or ten have left per day and many more are only waiting to
receive money– to leave Sincerely hoping that the above may meet with the
approbation and sanction of the Trustees, and knowing that they have an eye
single to the welfare of their country. We do sincerely hope that they may see
they necessity of every arms being wielded in the coming contest and every sons
participating in the defence of our "homes and our firesides".
The Senior Class intending to leave after