James E. Edmonds Collection



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Comments on the poor postal service after expressing concern that his parents did not receive his previous letter. Expresses concern about his Latin grade due to illness during the exam and the difficulty of various exams. Edmonds is third in the class on his paper and English exam. Inquires about Cousin Lily and says that he ought to be ashamed of himself for not writing her. Says that corresponding is much easier at home where he has time to sit and compose his thoughts.

Subject Headings (Library of Congress)

University of Mississippi -- Students; University of Mississippi -- History; University of Mississippi -- Social life and customs

Relational Format

archival material

Original Format

correspondence; line drawings (drawings)


Oxford (Miss.)

Original Collection

James E. Edmonds Collection, Archives and Special Collections, University of Mississippi Libraries


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Features illustration entitled The Postmaster

James E. Edmonds to Major & Mrs. J. E. Edmonds (8 February 1897)



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