Letters received from son, William T. Painter, 1854
Scope and Contents
2 ALsS from Oberlin College. William T. (b. 1836) ) was the son of James and Betsy Painter and the nephew of Minshall and Jacob. Letter to his parents describes his journey to Oberlin, including a altercation on the train. Also describes Oberlin and his reaction to its evangelical emphasis. The second letter is to his sister, Hannah, who later married Ephraim Ridgway of Darby. Describes classes and services.
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