Original letter. Written in Philadelphia. Addresses the current state of the three schools and enrollment of Theological students. Mentions an upcoming Council meeting, nominations for the Finance Board of the school in Chicago, concerns about the Pittsburgh school and sets a date for the annual meeting of the General Church. Individuals mentioned: Walter (?), Rudolph (Tafel), Alfred Acton, Mr. Stevenson, Mr. Boyesen, Mr. Hyatt, Miss Plummer, Dr. Cowley, Dr. Cranch, Mrs. Boericke and Mrs. Benade.