The Autobiography and Letters of Matthew Vassar

The Autobiography and Letters of Matthew Vassar

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...scribble off the foregoing, but was so unintelligible that I got our Mr. Schow to copy it. I shall leave a little space for Amandas remarks, so I take my leave of you this afternoon. God be with you my friend and prosper and Keep you & yours during his good pleasure is the prayer of your friend M. V. P. S. We have some friends and relatives from Auburn visiting us this morning which will prevent Amanda from adding anything to this note, but she wishes me to say that she is looking for that long promised letter as she is anxious to know if there is any " Bathing Facilities" like those at V. F. College Institution. Amanda sends her love to your good wife and Laura, and was disappointed in not seeing them before their departure, but hopes to make you a short visit next summer when I come out to meet with our Bord Trustees of Rochester University Anniversary. Yrs. M. V. Ocf 25" 1862 Revd Chr. A. Raymond. My dear friend. Your valued favour of the 4" current would have received earlier attention but temporary illness and many claims upon my time in consequence of the late fire of our Malt House Buildings &c. I have taken the earliest opportunity to look over and examine your letter setting forth your plan of the working process of our Collage Institution and while in the main I highly approve of it, yet it admits of some modification on the Sliding Scale upon which the respective compensations are based. As it now stands it possibly might carry the Salaries of President and Prof3 entirely too high, --take for instance the first officeir yr President at 200 pupils his share would be $4,166.66 suppose there is 400 pupils then his portion would be $8333.33: now while I grant that the operation of the plan is an incentive to industry yet the self more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236671430
  • 9781236671431