Original letter and one typed transcript. Written in Philadelphia regarding a misunderstanding over borrowed and requested books. Sympathies expressed over a specific student, Eva Rine. Criticisms of expressed opinions made by others regarding the Pittsburgh School and an ongoing controversy regarding a bill in equity. Mentions a diphtheria outbreak in the Berlin School and a student's death. Individuals mentioned: Susan (Acton), Eva Rine, Miss Susie (?), Paul (?), Mr. Whitehead, Mr. Pitcairn, Mr. Tilson, Alfred (Acton), and Adah (Nelson).