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Thomas Johnson's Note on Letter 24

MANUSCRIPT: AC. Ink. Dated: Monday morn. Addressed on the fold: Austin. W. Dickinson./Amherst./Mass.

PUBLICATION: L (1894) 74-75, in part; LL 132-133, in part; L (1931) 71-72, in part; Home 81-82, entire.

The Seminary rule for that year which ED refers to reads thus: "The young ladies do not make or receive calls on the Sabbath. Neither should they spend a single Sabbath from the Seminary in term time. . . . The place of weekly labors is the most favorable spot for the scenes of the Sabbath."

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