Boarding schools; Correspondence; School discipline;
Letter from Charles D. Morris, Headmaster of the Lake Mohegan School, to Henry du Pont relaying his version of an incident of Henry's son, William, breaking the rules and discusses his concerns about William's behavior.
Letter from J. P. Tracy, M.D., recommending that John Beaty, a member of Company B (Lammot du Pont's company), 5th Regiment Delaware Volunteer Infantry, be excused from drill because of an attack of hemorrhoids.
Loomis, an agent of the Hazard Powder Company, discusses the reaction of the people of Cincinnati to the explosion of DuPont Company powder wagons in Wilmington, Delaware. Loomis also asks for a copy of Wilmington's ordinance forbidding the...