Today passed off as yesterday, working hard studying and teaching. The trustees of the College met tonight, and will take action I suppose about securing a teacher to take my place as I do not feel that I can stand the hard work. The class in penmanship was so large that there is no more room. I received by mail tonight from the Penman’s Art Journal, Ames New Copy Slips, which are very fine. It was a week ago tonight that I left Webster on this mission of misfortune, as I will have to call it. It seems quite cold tonight. I will have to teach tomorrow, and what then, I can’t say now.
*(R. Henry Scadin Collection, D.H. Ramsey Library Special Collections, UNC Asheville)