Original letter and two typed transcripts (the second copy is part of a 48-page transcript). Written in Gorham, New Hampshire. Enlisting Mr. Bostock's aid in protecting a young man from making a career-altering mistake. Comments on an Academy meeting that convened in his absence by Mr. Bostock. Individuals mentioned: Homer (Synnestvedt?), Miss Nellie Smith, Jesse Burt, George Starkey, Misses Andrew, Mr. Willis, Mr. Nelson, Mrs. Bostock, Mrs. Benade, Mr. Forrest, Hugh, and Felix (?).